Secernosaurus

Secernosaurus

Pronunciation:
see-ser-noh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'separated lizard'
Secernosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
3.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 71-65 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Secernosaurus was the first hadrosaurid to be found in South America.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae
Named by:
Brett-Surman (1979)
Type species:
koerneri
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