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Ricardoestesia Fact Sheet
|NAME:||Meaning - Ricardoestesia means "Richard Estes' one" - it was named for Richard Estes(1932-1990), an American vertebrate paleontologist who wrote an important paper on theropod teeth in 1964.
Pronounced - ri-KARD-o-es-TEE-ze-a
Named By - Phillip Currie, Rigby, and Sloan
When Named - 1990
|SIZE:||Length - very roughly 6.5 ft (2 m) long
Height - ?
Weight - ?
|WHEN IT LIVED:||Late Cretaceous period, roughly 72-65 million years ago|
|WHERE IT LIVED:||Fossils have been found in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Montana, Texas, and perhaps Wyoming, North America.|
|FOSSILS:||This dinosaur is known from only serrated teeth.|
|Very little is known about Ricardoestesia, since so far, only its teeth have been found.|
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