Gobisaurus

Gobisaurus

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'Gobi lizard'
Gobisaurus
5.0m-long ankylosaurid
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: China
Period: Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago

Gobisaurus is known from a skull and postcranium. The size of the skull suggests that the dinosaur was up to 5m long.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae
Named by: Vickaryous, Russell, Currie and Zhao (2001)
Type species: domoculus
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