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Lophostropheus

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Our knowledge of Lophostropheus is based on a tooth, vertebrae and part of a pelvis.

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Pronounced
lof-oh-stro-fee-us
Meaning of name
crested verebra
Length
  6.2m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(203 - 196 million years ago)
Found in
France

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Lophostropheus
Named by
Ezcurra and Cuny 2007 (1993)
Type species
airelensis