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meaning: "Saci lizard"
Named By: J. Ferigolo & M. C. Langer in 2007
Time Period: Late Triassic, 225 Ma
Location: Brazil - Caturrita Formation
Size: About 1.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Dentaries and partial skull and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauromorpha | Dinosauriformes | Silesauridae |

Sacisaurus is a silesaurid dinosauriform from the Late Triassic (Norian) Caturrita Formation of southern Brazil. The scientific name, Sacisaurus agudoensis, refers to the city where the species was found, Agudo in the Rio Grande do Sul state, whereas Sacisaurus refers to Saci, a famous one-legged creature from Brazilian mythology, because the fossil skeleton was found with a leg missing. It was discovered in the geopark of Paleorrota.

Read more about Sacisaurus at Wikipedia
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