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Mussaurus

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Pronounced
moos-SORE-us
Meaning of name
mouse lizard
Length
about  3m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(221 - 210 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Plateosauria, Plateosauridae, Mussaurus
Named by
Bonaparte and Vince (1979)
Type species
patagonicus