AfricaDinosauriaEusaurischiaLate TriassicSaurischiaSauropodomorpha

Mbiresaurus raathi

Dinosaur: Mbiresaurus raathi

Type: Sauropod

Length*:1.7 m5.6 ft
Weight*:6 kg13 lb
ESR: 3.5 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Epoch: Late Triassic
Stage: Carnian


Status: valid
Autor: Griffin et al.
Year: 2022
Area: Africa
Country: Zimbabwe
Region: Mashonaland Central
Formation: Pebbly Arkose


Material: 2 individuals (include almost complete skeleton with skull).
References: Griffin CT, Wynd BM, Munyikwa D, Broderick TJ, Zondo M, Tolan S, Langer MC, Nesbitt SJ, Taruvinga HR (2022). "Africa's oldest dinosaurs reveal early suppression of dinosaur distribution".


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