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Syntarsus

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Many articulated skeletons of Syntarsus, juvenile to adult, have been found.

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Pronounced
sin-tar-sus
Meaning of name
fused tarsus
Length
  2.15m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Triassic
(205 - 190 million years ago)
Found in
South Africa, USA, Zimbabwe

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Coelophysoidea, Coelophysidae, Syntarsus
Named by
Raath (1969)
Type species
rhodesiensis