Equijubus

Equijubus

Pronunciation:
ee-kwee-joo-bus
Name meaning:
'(unknown)'
Equijubus
Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 127-99 million years ago
Found in:
China

Known from skull and postcrania, Equijubus is thought to be the earliest duck-billed dinosaur (hadrosaur).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea
Named by:
You, Luo, Shubin, Witmer, Tang and Tang (2003)
Type species:
normani

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