Name: Embasaurus ‭(‬Emba lizard,‭ ‬anmed after the Emba River‭)‬.
Phonetic: Em-bah-sore-us.
Named By: Anatoly Riabinin‭ ‬-‭ ‬1931.
Synonyms: Embasasaurus.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Megalosauroidea‭?‬/Tyrannosauroidea‭?
Species: E.‭ ‬minax‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Kazakhstan.
Time period: Berriasian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Two partial vertebrae.

       Embasaurus is a dubious genus of theropod dinosaur that lived in Kazakhstan during the Early Cretaceous.‭ ‬For a long time Embasaurus has been considered to be a basal tyrannosauroid,‭ ‬but a later study by George Olshevsky raised the idea that Embasaurus might have been a megalosauroid.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Two dinosaurian vertebrae from the Lower Cretaceous of Transcaspian Steppes.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zapiski Russkogo Min.‭ ‬Obshchestva‭ (‬ser.‭ ‬2‭) ‬60:‭ ‬110-113.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Riabinin‭ ‬-‭ ‬1991.
-‭ ‬A revision of the parainfraclass Archosauria Cope,‭ ‬1869,‭ ‬excluding the advanced Crocodylia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Mesozoic Meanderings‭ ‬2‭ (‬San Diego‭)‬:‭ ‬196.‭ ‬-‭ ‬George Olshevsky‭ ‬-‭ ‬1991.


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