a meat-eating herrerasaurid theropod dinosaur from the Late Triassic of Argentina.
San Juan, Argentina
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(Herrera's lizard from Ischigualasto)Etymology
is derived from "Herrera" (for Don Victorino Herrera, an Andean goatherd who discovered its remains) and the Greek "sauros" (lizard).
The first remains of Herrerasaurus
were discovered at Aguada de la Peña in the Ischigualasto Formation of San Juan, northwestern Argentina, by Herrera in 1959.
(PVL 2566) includes vertebrae, hip, hind leg and foot material.
: 237-228 mya
Est. max. length
: 4.5 meters
Est. max. hip height
: 1.5 meters
Est. max. weight
: 200 Kg
· Ischisaurus cattoi
· Frenguellisaurus ischigualastensis
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