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Segisaurus halli by CamusAltamirano Segisaurus halli by CamusAltamirano
Name: »Segi lizard«
Length: 1 m
Height: 0.5 m
Weight: 4 – 7kg
Diet: carnivore
Time: Jurassic (180 MYA)
Location: North America

Segisaurus (meaning “Segi canyon lizard”) is a genus of small coelophysoid theropod dinosaur, that measured approximately 1 metre in length. The only known specimen was discovered in 1933 in early Jurassic strata in Tsegi Canyon, Arizona, for which it was named. Segisaurus is the only dinosaur to have ever been excavated from the area. It was later described in 1936 by the paleontologist Charles Lewis Camp. The fragmentary fossil skeleton consisted of portions of the limbs, pelvis, and vertebrae, but no cranial material was located. Segisaurus appears to have been closely related to the much more well-known Coelophysis. One distinction, however, was that Segisaurus had solid bones, while those of Coelophysis’ were hollow. This even made some scientists consider if Segisaurus was even a theropod at all. Later investigations into the specimen’s pelvic remains in 2005 lead scientists to believe that Segisaurus was in fact related more closely to Procompsognathus.
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks really nice, I like the pattern!
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bhut Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016
Very cute!
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MaxPowers94 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016
it look grate man keep up the good worke
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BlackSpider-Man Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Definitely looks like a Coelophysis. Nice picture. Maybe this dinosaur will work its way into my crossover fan-fic. It's about these four WW2 soldiers who get involved in this super-soldier program and fight zombies, but then they get time traveled to 1993 in Jurassic Park and fight dinosaurs.
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Valia2305 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
More like a naked-coelophysis
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CamusAltamirano Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
U have to wait to see my Coelophysis :)
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BlackSpider-Man Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Can't wait!
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
looks massive :)
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool! Love it. ^^
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