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Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis Reig 1963 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Herrerasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55000

skeleton, PVL 2566
Skull of Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis (PVSJ).

Synonyms: Frenguellisaurus ischigualastensis Novas 1986 (no. 66349), Ischisaurus cattoi Reig 1963 (no. 58914)

Full reference: O. A. Reig. 1963. La presencia de dinosaurios saurisquios en los "Estratos de Ischigualasto" (Mesotriasico Superior) de las provincias de San Juan y La Rioja (República Argentina) [The presence of saurischian dinosaurs in the "Ischigualasto beds" (upper Middle Triassic) of San Juan and La Rioja Provinces (Argentine Republic)]. Ameghiniana 3(1):3-20

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 362.9, fibula length 361.6, humerus length 172.5, humerus diameter 18.0, radius length 153.0, radius diameter 10.5, scapula length 285.0, skull length 290.9, tibia length 328.9, ulna length 167.5, ulna diameter 10.5

Estimated body mass: 113.9 kg based on femur length