Protohadros

Protohadros

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'first hadrosaur'
Protohadros
6.0m-long euornithopod
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: USA
Period: Late Cretaceous, 99-94 million years ago

Partial skull and postcranial remains of Protohadros have been found. This was a very early duck-billed dinosaur (hadrosaur).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea
Named by: Head (1998)
Type species: byrdi
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