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meaning: "Sijilmassa lizard"
Named By: Dale Russel in 1996
Time Period: Upper Cretaceous, 100-94 Ma
Location: Morocco - Kem Kem Formation
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Cervical (neck) vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Spinosauridae |
Also known as: | Spinosaurus maroccanus |

Sigilmassasaurus ( see-jil-MAH-sa-SAW-ras; "Sijilmassa lizard") is an extinct genus of tetanuran theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 100 to 94 million years ago during the middle of the Cretaceous Period in what is now northern Africa. Sigilmassasaurus was a moderately-built, ground-dwelling, bipedal carnivore, like most other theropods.

Read more about Sigilmassasaurus at Wikipedia
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