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Tanius

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Both skull and postcranial material has been found for this dinosaur.

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Pronounced
tahn-ee-us
Meaning of name
[H. C.] Tan
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(89 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Tanius
Named by
Wiman (1929)
Type species
sinensis