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meaning: "Second lizard"
Named By: Karl Eichwald in 1860
Time Period: Capitanian
Location: Russia
Size: Largest skulls about 80 centimetres long. Total body length estimated at somewhere between 5-6 meters long
Diet: Herbivore/Omnivore
Fossil(s): Mostly skulls
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Dinocephalia | Anteosauroidea |
Also known as: | Deuterosaurus mnemonialis | Eurosaurus verus | Mnemeiosaurus jubilaei | Uraniskosaurus watsoni |

Deuterosaurus is a genus of dinocephalian therapsid, one of the nonmammalian synapsids dominating the land during the late Palaeozoic.

Read more about Deuterosaurus at Wikipedia
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