Dacentrurus

Dacentrurus

Pronunciation:
dah-sen-troo-russ
Name meaning:
'pointed tail'
Dacentrurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 154-150 million years ago
Found in:
England, France, Portugal, United Kingdom

Dacentrurus was the first stegosaur ever discovered.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae
Named by:
Lucas (1902)
Type species:
armatus

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