Pinacosaurus

Pinacosaurus

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'plank lizard'
Pinacosaurus
1000kg, 5.0m-long ankylosaurid
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: China, Mongolia
Period: Late Cretaceous, 81-75 million years ago
Food: plants

Groups of young Pinacosaurus dinosaurs have been found fossilised together.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae
Named by: Gilmore (1933)
Type species: grangeri
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