Syntarsus

Syntarsus

Pronunciation:
sin-tar-sus
Name meaning:
'fused tarsus'
Syntarsus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.15m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 205-190 million years ago
Found in:
South Africa, USA, Zimbabwe

Many articulated skeletons of Syntarsus, juvenile to adult, have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Coelophysoidea, Coelophysidae
Named by:
Raath (1969)
Type species:
rhodesiensis

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