Segisaurus

Segisaurus

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'Segi [Canyon] lizard'

1.5m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: USA

Period: Mid Jurassic, 195-180 million years ago

Segisaurus is known only from a partial postcranial skeleton. No full adult has been found, but this was a small carnivorous dinosaur and probably ate insects.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Coelophysoidea, Coelophysidae

Named by: Camp (1936)

Type species: halli

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