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Herrerasaurus

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Pronounced
herr-ray-rah-SORE-us
Meaning of name
Herrera's lizard
Length
  3m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(228  million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Herrerasauridae, Herrerasaurus
Named by
Reig (1963)
Type species
ischigualastensis