Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1970. A saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2405:1-39
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MCZ 1669, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Alem§a, Sanga Baixo (MCZ), which is in a Carnian terrestrial sandstone/siltstone in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Average measurements (in mm): femur length 229.0, tibia length 246.0
Estimated body mass: 31.4 kg based on femur length