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Megapnosaurus kayentakatae

Megapnosaurus kayentakatae
This Coelophysis lookalike is distinguished by a frill on the top of the skull, somewhat like
Dilophosaurus sinensis. Megapnosaurus rhodesinensis lacks this frill, and is allmost identical
to Coelophysis. Coelophysis allso had a bit bigger skull and longer neck.
The only difference left bewteen M. rhodesinensis and Coelophysis is that
the first lived in Africa while the latter in North-America.
DATA

Megapnosaurus kayentakatae

Lenght2 m
Weight13 kg
Timeca 189-212 mya
PlaceUSA
(M. rhodesinensis; Zimbabwe & S. Africa)

 

 

 
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