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Dryptosaurus

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Pronounced
drip-toe-SORE-us
Meaning of name
tearing lizard
Length
  6.4m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea, Dryptosaurus
Named by
Cope (1866)
Type species
aquilunguis