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Saltopus

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Saltopus was a small dinosaur. It was probably under 1m when fully grown, but we are not exactly sure as only a fragmentary skeleton has been found.

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Pronounced
sal-to-pus
Meaning of name
hopping foot
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(221 - 210 million years ago)
Found in
Scotland, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saltopus, Saltopus
Named by
Huene (1910)
Type species
elginensis