Prosaurolophus

Prosaurolophus

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'before lizard crest [Saurolophus]'

7.6m-long euornithopod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Canada, USA

Period: Late Cretaceous, 77-75 million years ago

Prosaurolophus is known from the skeletons of 24-29 individuals, some articulated (the bones were joined as they would have been in life).

Taxonomic details

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

Named by: Brown (1916)

Type species: maximus

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