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Pisanosaurus

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Pisanosaurus is one of the oldest ornithischians (bird-hipped dinosaurs).

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Pronounced
pee-sahn-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Pisano's lizard
Length
  0.9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(227 - 221 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Pisanosaurus
Named by
Casamiquela (1967)
Type species
merti