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Scientific Classification
  Kingdom Animalia
  Phylum Chordata
  Class Sauropsida
  Superorder Dinosauria
  Order Saurischia
  Suborder Sauropodomorpha
  Infraorder Prosauropoda
  Genus Mussaurus
Mussaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived in Argentina during Triassic period, around about 215 million years ago.

Mussaurus is known only from fossilized eggs and infant skeletons, which are about 8 to 15 inches (20 to 37 centimeters) long, but adults are believed to have grown to about 10 feet (3 meters) in length and weighed around 150 pounds (70 kilograms).

The infant skeletons that have been found, have very unusual proportions (including short snouts and large eyes) compared to an adult prosauropod, however it is known that they are definitely prosauropods from the examination of pelvic and limb bones. Although no adult fossils of Mussaurus have yet been found, it is believed that its proportions would be closer to those typical for prosauropods.

The name "Mussaurus" means "mouse lizard", and could be said to be something of a misnomer, given the adults were not unusually small.


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Mussaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived about 215 million years ago

Mussaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived about 215 million years ago

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Here is a summary of some of the key facts about Mussaurus:
  1. Mussaurus was a genus of dinosaur.

  2. "Mussaurus" means "mouse lizard".

  3. Mussaurus was a member of the Saurischia ("lizard-hipped") order of dinosaurs. What this means, is that although Mussaurus was not closely related to lizards, it did have similarly shaped pelvic bones.

  4. Mussaurus was a Prosauropod - a member of a group of related early herbivorous (plant-eating) dinosaurs which had long necks, small heads, shorter forelimbs than hind limbs, and a thumb claw.

  5. Mussaurus lived about 215 million years ago, during the Triassic period.

  6. Mussaurus lived in southern Argentina.

  7. Mussaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater).

  8. Mussaurus was about 10 feet (3 meters) long.

  9. Mussaurus weighed about 150 pounds (70 kilograms).




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Looking at: Mussaurus : A Dinosaur from the Triassic Period (The New Dinosaur Collection)
By Tamara Green

Brand: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Released: September 1st, 1997
Library Binding (24 pages)

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Looking at: Mussaurus : A Dinosaur from the Triassic Period (The New Dinosaur Collection)
  • Manufacturer: Gareth Stevens Pub
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  • ISBN: 0836817893
  • EAN: 9780836817898
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  • Product Category: Library Binding
  • Number of Pages: 24
  • Author: Tamara Green
  • Publication Date: September 1st, 1997
  • Release Date: September 1st, 1997
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  • Weight: 0.68 Pounds
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Big and Little Dinosaurs
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Jurassic World Attack Pack Mussaurus Action Figure
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