TITLE

Southern Africa

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" which discusses dinosaurs of Southern Africa is presented. In the Early Jurassic periods, several dinosaurs lived in this area including Massospondylus, Vulcanodon and Syntarsus. Southern African dinosaurs were discovered in several countries like Zimbabwe and Namibia. Syntarsus, which was named in 1969, was one of the first Jurassic carnivores. In 2001, it was found that the name Syntarsus was already in use for a beetle and then a new name Megapnosaurus, was proposed.
ACCESSION #
43901399

 

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