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Procompsognathus

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Procompsognathus was similar to Ornitholestes. The only specimen is badly crushed.

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Pronounced
pro-comp-sog-nay-thus
Meaning of name
before Compsognathus
Length
  1m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(221 - 210 million years ago)
Found in
Germany

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Coelophysoidea, Procompsognathus
Named by
Fraas (1913)
Type species
triassicus