Gobisaurus

Gobisaurus

Pronunciation:
goh-bee-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Gobi lizard'
Gobisaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago
Found in:
China

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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