Anchisaurus

Anchisaurus

Pronunciation:
ANK-ee-sore-us
Name meaning:
'near lizard'
Anchisaurus
prosauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
prosauropod
Length:
2.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 190 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Anchisauria, Anchisauridae
Named by:
Marsh (1885)
Type species:
polyzelous

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