Lurdusaurus

Lurdusaurus

Pronunciation:
loor-duh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'heavy lizard'
Lurdusaurus
euornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
9.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 121-112 million years ago
Found in:
Niger

Lurdusaurus is known from a partial skull and postcranium.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea
Named by:
Taquet & Russell (1999)
Type species:
arenatus

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