Macrocollum

Name: Macrocollum ‭(‬Long neck‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mak-ro-col-lum.
Named By: R.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Müller,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Langer‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Dias-da-Silva‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Unaysauridae.
Species: M.‭ ‬itaquii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: About‭ ‬3.5‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Caturrita Formation.
Time period: Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Macrocollum is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur that lived in South America during the late Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬An exceptionally preserved association of complete dinosaur skeletons reveals the oldest long-necked sauropodomorphs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Biology Letters‭ ‬14:20180633:1-5.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Müller,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Langer‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Dias-da-Silva‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.



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