Shamosaurus

Shamosaurus

shah-maw-sore-us

'desert lizard'

Body type: ankylosaurid

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Mongolia

Period: Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago

A skull and partial skeleton of Shamosaurus have been found, but not enough to estimate its full length.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae

Named by: Tumanova (1983)

Type species: scutatus

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