Ouranosaurus

Ouranosaurus

Pronunciation:
oo-RAH-noh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'brave monitor lizard'
Ouranosaurus
euornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
7.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 115-100 million years ago
Found in:
Niger

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea
Named by:
Taquet (1976)
Type species:
nigeriensis

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