Dryosaurus

Dryosaurus

dry-oh-SORE-us

'oak lizard'

4.0m-long euornithopod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Tanzania, USA

Period: Late Jurassic, 155-140 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Dryosauridae

Named by: Marsh (1894)

Type species: altus

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