Hypacrosaurus

Hypacrosaurus

Pronunciation:
hi-pak-roh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'near-topmost lizard'
Hypacrosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
9.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 70 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

Complete Hypacrosaurus skeletons have been found, from embryos to adults.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Lambeosaurinae
Named by:
Brown (1913)
Type species:
altispinus
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