Thecodontosaurus

Thecodonto-saurus

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'socket-toothed lizard'

2.5m-long sauropod

Diet: omnivorous

Period: Late Triassic, 227-205 million years ago

The original material used to describe Thecodontosaurus has been lost, but several other specimens are known.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda

Named by: Morris (1843)

Type species: antiquus

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