Teinurosaurus ("extended tail lizard”) is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of Portugal. It was about 26 feet (8.8 meters) long, stood 10 feet (3.5 meters) tall, and weighed 1,000-2,000 pounds. It is known only known from a single caudal vertebra (now destroyed), and the genus is often considered a nomen dubium. The type species is T. sauvagei. The genus was named by Nopsca in 1928. It was orginally called "Caudocoelus" in 1932.
Article by Brian Tinnon 2/20/12
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