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Staurikosaurus pricei Colbert 1970 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Herrerasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55001

Holotype skeleton of Staurikosaurus pricei (MCZ).

Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1970. A saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2405:1-39

Belongs to Staurikosaurus according to H.-D. Sues 1990

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 1669, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Alem§a, Sanga Baixo (MCZ), which is in a Carnian terrestrial sandstone/siltstone in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 229.0, tibia length 246.0

Estimated body mass: 31.4 kg based on femur length