Guaibasaurus

Guaibasaurus

Pronunciation:
gwie-bah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'[Rio] Guaiba lizard'
Guaibasaurus
prosauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
prosauropod
Length:
1.8m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago
Found in:
Brazil

This early dinosaur is known from a partial skeleton. Scientists are not sure how it relates to later dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda
Named by:
Bonaparte, Ferigolo and Ribeiro (1999)
Type species:
candelariensis

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