Bellusaurus

Bellusaurus

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'fine lizard'
Bellusaurus
5.0m-long sauropod
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: China
Period: Mid Jurassic, 180-159 million years ago

Bellusaurus is known from 17 partial skeletons, including from young dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria
Named by: Dong and Azuma (1990)
Type species: sui
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