Bactrosaurus

Bactrosaurus

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'club [spined] lizard'
Bactrosaurus
6.0m-long euornithopod
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: China
Period: Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago

Skull fragments and postcranial bones of at least 12 Bactrosaurus individuals, juvenile to adult, have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae
Named by: Gilmore (1933)
Type species: johnsoni
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