Hypselosaurus

Hypselosaurus

Pronunciation:
hip-sell-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'high ridged lizard'
Hypselosaurus
Dinosaur description:
12.0m-long
sauropod
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Diet:
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Country:
France, Spain
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 71-65 million years ago

Fossil eggs have been found close to this dinosaur. However, Hypselosaurus is now a nomen dubium (dubious name), as this is no longer thought to be a distinct dinosaur genus.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria
Named by:
Matheron (1869)
Type species:
priscus
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