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meaning: "Latin for carnival, also a name of an ancient Roman festival in honour of the god Saturn"
Named By: M. C. Langer, F. Abdala, M. Richter & M. Benton in 1999
Time Period: Late Triassic, 228 Ma
Location: Brazil - Santa Maria Formation. Zimbabwe - Pebbly Arkose Formation
Size: Estimated about 1.5 meters long
Diet: Uncertain
Fossil(s): Mandible, teeth and partial post cranial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropodomorpha | Guaibasauridae | Saturnaliinae |

Saturnalia is an extinct genus of basal sauropodomorph dinosaur known from the Triassic of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil.

Read more about Saturnalia at Wikipedia
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