Hypsilophodon

Hypsilophodon

Pronunciation:
hip-sih-LOH-foh-don
Name meaning:
'high-ridge tooth'
Hypsilophodon
Dinosaur description:
50kg, 2.3m-long
euornithopod
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Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country:
England, Spain, United Kingdom
Period:
Early Cretaceous, 125 million years ago
Teeth:
horny beak, broad, chisel-like teeth
How it moved:
on 2 legs
Food:
plant material

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Hypsilophodontidae
Named by:
Huxley (1869)
Type species:
foxii
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