Tuojiangosaurus

Tuojiangosaurus

Pronunciation:
too-YANG-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Tuo River lizard'
Tuojiangosaurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
7.0m
Weight:
1500kg
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 157-154 million years ago
Found in:
China
Tuojiangosaurus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae
Named by:
Dong, Li, Zhou and Zhang (1973)
Type species:
multispinus

Dinosaur gifts

Check out the range of dinosaur toys, games, books and clothes in the Museum shop.

Dippy on Tour

Find out the many ways you can join Dippy the Museum's famous Diplodocus cast on his natural history adventure.

Dinosaurs gallery

Roarrr. Come face-to-face with some of the Museum's most famous dinosaurs.