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Marshosaurus

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Marshosaurus is known from a partial skull and postcranium.

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Pronounced
marsh-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
[Othniel Charles] Marsh lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(154 - 142 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Marshosaurus
Named by
Madsen (1976)
Type species
bicentesimus