Gastonia

Gastonia

Pronunciation:
gas-toh-nee-ah
Name meaning:
'[Robert] Gaston'
Gastonia
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
4.6m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 142-127 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Gastonia is known from a skull and the partial skeletons of several individuals.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria
Named by:
Kirkland (1998)
Type species:
burgei

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