Maiasaura

Maiasaura

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'good mother lizard'
Maiasaura
2500kg, 9.0m-long euornithopod
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: USA
Period: Late Cretaceous, 80-75 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae
Named by: Horner and Makela (1979)
Type species: peeblesorum
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