Nipponosaurus

Nipponosaurus

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'Japanese lizard'

Body type: euornithopod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Russia

Period: Late Cretaceous, 89-84 million years ago

Our knowledge of Nipponosaurus is based on a partial skull and postcranial of a juvenile.

Taxonomic details

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

Named by: Nagao (1936)

Type species: sachalinensis

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