Gryposaurus

Gryposaurus

Pronunciation:
grip-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'hook-nosed lizard'
Gryposaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
10.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 86-71 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

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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