Thecodontosaurus

Thecodonto-saurus

Pronunciation:
theek-o-don-toh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'socket-toothed lizard'
Thecodontosaurus
Dinosaur description:
2.5m-long
sauropod
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Diet:
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Country:
England, United Kingdom
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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