Mussaurus

Mussaurus

Pronunciation:
moos-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'mouse lizard'
Mussaurus
prosauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
prosauropod
Length:
3.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Plateosauria, Plateosauridae
Named by:
Bonaparte and Vince (1979)
Type species:
patagonicus

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