AfricaDinosauriaEarly JurassicEusaurischiaMassopodaMassospondylidaePlateosauriaSaurischiaSauropodomorpha

Hortalotarsus skirtopodus

Dinosaur: Hortalotarsus skirtopodus

Type: Sauropod

Length*:2.7 m8.9 ft
Weight*:48 kg106 lb
ESR: 2.5 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Epoch: Early Jurassic
Stage: Pliensbachian


Status: nomen dubium
Autor: Seeley
Year: 1894
Area: Africa
Country: South Africa
Region: Eastern Cape
Formation: Clarens


Material: Partial skeleton (tibia, fibula, phalanges and destroyed bones- humerus ?, scapula ?, vertebrae, ribs, femur ?, ilium ? and other fragments).
References: Seeley, H.G. (1894). "LIII.—On Hortalotarsus skirtopodus, a new Saurischian fossil from Barkly East, Cape Colony".


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