Hypacrosaurus

Hypacrosaurus

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'near-topmost lizard'

9.0m-long euornithopod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Canada, USA

Period: Late Cretaceous, 70 million years ago

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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