Sarcosaurus

Sarcosaurus

Pronunciation:
sahr-koh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'flesh lizard'
Sarcosaurus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
3.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 202-195 million years ago
Found in:
England, United Kingdom

A partial pelvis (hip), femur and vertebrae (backbone) belonging to Sarcosaurus have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Ceratosauria
Named by:
Andrews (1921)
Type species:
woodi

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