Struthiosaurus

Struthiosaurus

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'ostrich lizard'

2.5m-long ankylosaurid

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Austria, France, Romania, Spain

Period: Late Cretaceous, 83-75 million years ago

Struthiosaurus may have been a dwarf ankylosaur, living on islands.

Taxonomic details

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

Named by: Bunzel (1871)

Type species: austriacus

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