Chilesaurus

Genus Chilesaurus
Suborder Theropoda, Saurischia
length 1.5m
Temporal range Late Jurassic

The Dinosaur Expo 2016

from March 8,2016 to June 12,2016
at National Museum of Nature and Science,Tokyo, Japan.

Full-body Fossil of a Chilesaurus

Full-body Fossil of a Chilesaurus

Embedded Specimen of a Chilesaurus

Embedded Specimen of a Chilesaurus

Skull of a Chilesaurus

Skull of a Chilesaurus

Description

The most unusual feature of Chilesaurus consists in its spatula-shaped elongated teeth, obliquely pointing forwards. This dentition, unique in the Theropoda, is typical for a herbivore, indicating Chilesaurus was a plant-eater.

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