- Segisaurus halli
- Camp, 1936
- Meaning of generic name
- Segi Lizard
- Meaning of specific name
- of Hall
- Length: 1 m
- Partial postcranial skeleton missing the skull.
- Age and Distribution
- Early Jurassic. Segi Canyon, Navajo Sandstone, Arizona (US).
- Dinosauria Saurischia Theropoda Coelophysoidea Coelophysidae
- Further Reading
- C. L. Camp. 1936. A new type of bipedal dinosaur from the Navajo Sandstone of Arizona. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 24(2):39-56.
M. T. Carrano, J. R. Hutchinson, and S. D. Sampson. 2005. New information on Segisaurus halli, a small theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):835-849
- Image by Nobu Tamura (click to enlarge)
- Segisaurus halli:
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Known from a single fragmentary skeleton which is missing the skull, Segisaurus is one of the last Coelophysoid of North America.