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Ceratosaurus

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Pronounced
Keh-RAT-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
horned lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(150 - 144 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Ceratosaurus
Named by
Marsh (1884)
Type species
nasicornis