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meaning: "Southern cross lizard"
Named By: Edwin H. Colbert in 1970
Time Period: Late Triassic, 225 Ma
Location: Brazil - Santa Maria Formation
Size: About 2.25 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Lower jaw and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Herrerasauridae |

Staurikosaurus (Pronounced "STORE-ee-koh-SAWR-us", "Southern Cross lizard") is a genus of herrerasaurid dinosaur from the Late Triassic of Brazil, found in Paleorrota Geopark.

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