Thecodontosaurus

Thecodonto-saurus

Pronunciation:
theek-o-don-toh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'socket-toothed lizard'
Thecodontosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
2.5m
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 227-205 million years ago
Found in:
England, United Kingdom

The original material used to describe Thecodontosaurus has been lost, but several other specimens are known.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda
Named by:
Morris (1843)
Type species:
antiquus

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