Saichania

Saichania

Pronunciation:
sigh-CHAN-ee-a
Name meaning:
'beautiful'
Saichania
Dinosaur description:
6.6m-long
armoured dinosaur
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Diet:
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Country:
Mongolia
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 80 million years ago
Saichania milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae
Named by:
MaryaƱska (1977)
Type species:
chulsanensis
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