Hypselosaurus

Hypselosaurus

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'high ridged lizard'

12.0m-long sauropod

Diet: herbivorous

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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