Gryposaurus

Gryposaurus

Pronunciation:
grip-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'hook-nosed lizard'
Gryposaurus
Dinosaur description:
10.0m-long
euornithopod
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Diet:
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Country:
Canada, USA
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 86-71 million years ago

Gryposaurus is known from several skeletons, including one which is fully articulated (the bones were joined as they would have been when the dinosaur was alive).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae
Named by:
Lambe (1914)
Type species:
notabilis
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