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Eoraptor lunensis Sereno et al. 1993 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 57454

Holotype skull of Eoraptor lunensis (PVL).

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, C. A. Forster, R. R. Rogers and A. M. Monetta. 1993. Primitive dinosaur skeleton from Argentina and the early evolution of Dinosauria. Nature 361:64-66

Belongs to Eoraptor according to P. C. Sereno et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVSJ 512. Its type locality is northeast edge, Cancha de Bochas, which is in a Carnian terrestrial siltstone in the Ischigualasto Formation of Argentina.


Average measurements (in mm): femur length 152.0, humerus length 85.0, radius length 63.0, skull length 114.0, tibia length 156.0

Estimated body mass: 9.97 kg based on femur length