AfricaDinosauriaEusaurischiaLate TriassicSaurischiaSauropodomorpha

Orosaurus capensis

Dinosaur: Orosaurus capensis

Type: Sauropod

Length*:4.9 m16.1 ft
Weight*:310 kg683 lb
ESR: 1 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Epoch: Late Triassic
Stage: Late Norian-Rhaetian


Status: nomen dubium
Autor: Huxley
Year: 1867
Area: Africa
Country: South Africa
Region: Eastern Cape
Formation: Lower Elliot


Material: Proximal end of a left tibia.
References: Huxley, T. H., (1867), On some remains of large dinosaurian reptiles from the Stormberg Mountains, South Africa.


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