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Massospondylus carinatus

Dinosaur: Massospondylus carinatus

Type: Sauropod

Length*:5.7 m18.7 ft
Weight*:450 kg992 lb
ESR: 4 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Material: Several dozen individuals (more than 80 ?).
References: Owen, Richard (1854). "Descriptive catalogue of the Fossil organic remains of Reptilia and Pisces contained in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England." Barrett, Chapelle, Staunton, Botha & Choiniere (2019) Postcranial osteology of the neotype specimen of Massospondylus carinatus Owen, 1854 (Dinosauria: Sauropodomorpha) from the upper Elliot formation of South Africa.


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