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meaning: "Chile lizard"
Named By: F. E. Novas, L. Salgado, M. Suarez, F. L. Agnolin, M. D. Ezcurra, N. R. Chimento, R. Cruz, M. P. Isasi, A. O. Vargas & D. RubilarinRogers in 2015
Time Period: Late Jurassic145 Ma
Location: Chile - Toqui Formation
Size: Up to about 3.2 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains of at least five individuals representing various ages from juvenile to adult
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Theropoda | Neotheropoda | Tetanurae |

Chilesaurus is an extinct genus of herbivorous dinosaur. The type and only species is Chilesaurus diegosuarezi. Chilesaurus lived about 145 million years ago (Mya) in the Late Jurassic period of Chile.

Read more about Chilesaurus at Wikipedia
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