Sarcosaurus

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Sarcosaurus
Temporal range: Jurassic period
~199–194 Ma
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Skeletons of the known specimens of Sarcosaurus woodi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Archosauria
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Clade: Neotheropoda
Genus: Sarcosaurus
Andrews, 1921
Type species
Sarcosaurus woodi
Andrews, 1921
Synonyms

Sarcosaurus (meaning "flesh lizard") is a genus of basal theropod dinosaur. Sarcosaurus is one of the earliest known Jurassic theropods: it is one of only a few from this time.