Dryosaurus

Dryosaurus

Pronunciation:
dry-oh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'oak lizard'
Dryosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
4.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 155-140 million years ago
Found in:
Tanzania, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Dryosauridae
Named by:
Marsh (1894)
Type species:
altus
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