Chasmosaurus

Chasmosaurus

Pronunciation:
KAZ-mo-sore-us
Name meaning:
'chasm lizard'
Chasmosaurus
ceratopsian silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
ceratopsian
Length:
5.0m
Weight:
2500kg
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Teeth:
horny beak
Food:
plant material
How it moved:
on 4 legs
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 76-74 million years ago
Found in:
Canada

Chasmosaurus had a small nose horn, blunt brow horns and a long neck frill with holes.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsidae, Chasmosaurinae
Type species:
belli
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