Suchomimus

Suchomimus

Pronunciation:
sook-oh-mim-us
Name meaning:
'crocodile mimic'
Suchomimus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
11.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 121-112 million years ago
Found in:
Niger

This dinosaur is similar to Spinosaurus and Baryonyx.

Suchomimus milieu
Suchomimus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Spinosauridae, Baryonychinae
Named by:
Sereno, Beck, Dutheil, Gado, Larsson, Lyon, Marcot, Rauhut, Sadleir, Sidor, Varricchio, Wilson and Wilson (1998)
Type species:
tenerensis
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