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Poekilopleuron

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Only a partial Poekilopleuron skeleton has been found.

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Pronounced
peek-i-loh-ploor-on
Meaning of name
varied ribs
Length
  9m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Mid Jurassic
(169 - 164 million years ago)
Found in
France

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Megalosauridae, Megalosaurinae, Poekilopleuron
Named by
Eudes-Deslongchamps (1838)
Type species
bucklandii