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- n. Any of many dinosaurs of the infraorder Ceratosauria
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- n. the ceratosaurus.
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- n. primitive medium-sized theropod; swift-running bipedal carnivorous dinosaur having grasping hands with sharp claws and a short horn between the nostrils; Jurassic in North America
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So, I'm still processing the news of the discovery of hard evidence of an enormous lake that existed in the Martian Shalbatana Vallis region some 3.4 billion years ago, when I get word of an exciting new herbivorous Chinese ceratosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis.
My previous repost was made to give the background on a recent discovery of Jurassic ceratosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, and what it tells us about digit evolution.
Limusaurus is the first ceratosaur known from East Asia and one of the most primitive members of the group.
This is a Jurassic ceratosaur, so it says that this is from the Jurassic (~2348 BC).