Lophorhothon

Lophorhothon

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'crested nose'

4.5m-long euornithopod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: USA

Period: Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago

A disarticulated skull and skeleton belonging to Lophorhothon have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae

Named by: Xu, Makovicky, Wang, Norell and You (1960)

Type species: atopus

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