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Piatnitzkysaurus

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Pronounced
pye-at-nits-key-sore-us
Meaning of name
Piatnitzky's lizard
Length
  4.2m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(164 - 159 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Megalosauridae, Eustreptospondylinae, Piatnitzkysaurus
Named by
Bonaparte (1979)
Type species
floresi