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Patagosaurus

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Many Patagosaurus skeletons have been found.

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Pronounced
pat-ag-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Patagonian lizard
Length
  18m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Mid Jurassic
(164 - 159 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Cetiosauridae, Patagosaurus
Named by
Bonaparte (1979)
Type species
fariasi