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Lapparentosaurus

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Lapparentosaurus is known from partial skeletons lacking skulls, so reconstructions involve guesswork based on similar dinosaurs.

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Pronounced
la-pah-rent-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Lapparent's lizard
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Mid Jurassic
(169 - 164 million years ago)
Found in
Madagascar

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Lapparentosaurus
Named by
Bonaparte (1986)
Type species
madagascariensis