Nemegtosaurus

Nemegtosaurus

Pronunciation:
Nem-egg-tow-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Nemegt lizard'
Nemegtosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
13.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 72-68 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Nemegtosaurus is only known from a skull and mandible (lower jawbone), so reconstructions are speculative.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Nemegtosauridae
Named by:
Nowinski (1971)
Type species:
mongoliensis

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