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Chilesaurus
An artist's illustration of Chilesaurus diegosuarezi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
clade: Dinosauria
Genus: Chilesaurus
Type species
Chilesaurus diegosuarezi
Novas et al. 2015

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Chilesaurus is an extinct genus of a herbivorous dinosaur. It lived during the late Jurassic period in Chile, 145 mya. This genus is monotypic containing a single species, C. diegosuarezi.

Description

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The type species was about 3.2 m (10 ft). The holotype was small and about half the size.


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