Masiakasaurus

Masiakasaurus

Pronunciation:
mah-shee-ah-kah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'vicious lizard'
Masiakasaurus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago
Found in:
Madagascar

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauroidea, Abelisauria
Named by:
Sampson, Carrano & Forster (2001)
Type species:
knopfleri

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