Thescelosaurus

Thescelosaurus

Pronunciation:
thes-kel-oh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'wonderful lizard'
Thescelosaurus
Dinosaur description:
3.5m-long
euornithopod
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Diet:
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Country:
Canada, USA
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 76-67 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda
Named by:
Gilmore (1913)
Type species:
neglectus
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