Struthiosaurus

Struthiosaurus

Pronunciation:
strew-thee-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'ostrich lizard'
Struthiosaurus
Dinosaur description:
2.5m-long
armoured dinosaur
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Diet:
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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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