Majungasaurus

Majungasaurus

Pronunciation:
mah-joon-gah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Majunga lizard'
Majungasaurus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago
Found in:
Madagascar

Majungasaurus is known from a complete skull and partial skeletons.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauridae
Named by:
Sues & Taquet (1979)
Type species:
atopus

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