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Europasaurus

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Although Europasaurus was a dwarf sauropod, it still grew to around 6m long.

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Pronounced
yoo-roh-pah-sore-us
Meaning of name
Europe lizard
Length
  6.2m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(154 - 151 million years ago)
Found in
Germany

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Europasaurus
Named by
Sander, Mateus, Laven and Knötschke (2006)
Type species
holgeri