Lexovisaurus

Lexovisaurus

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'Lexovii lizard'
Lexovisaurus
5.0m-long ankylosaurid
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Period: Late Jurassic, 170-150 million years ago

Lexovisaurus is known only from postcranial remains, so the shape of the head is guesswork.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae
Named by: Hoffstetter (1957)
Type species: durobrivensis
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