AfricaDinosauriaEarly JurassicEusaurischiaMassopodaPlateosauriaSaurischiaSauropodomorpha

Gyposaurus capensis

Dinosaur: Gyposaurus capensis

Type: Sauropod

Length*: 2.1 m 6.9 ft
Weight*: 23 kg 51 lb
*The largest known specimen

ESR: 3 / 4 (estimated size reliability)


Epoch: Early Jurassic
Stage: Pliensbachian


Status: nomen dubium
Autor: Broom
Year: 1911
Area: Africa
Country: South Africa
Region: Free State
Formation: Clarens


Material: Partial skeleton (dorsal and caudal vertebrae, limb bones, fragmentary right scapula, pelvis and other fragments).
References: Galton, P.M., and Cluver, M.A. (1976). Anchisaurus capensis (Broom) and a revision of the Anchisauridae (Reptilia, Saurischia).


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