Wuerhosaurus

Wuerhosaurus

Pronunciation:
woo-uhr-huh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Wuerho lizard'
Wuerhosaurus
Dinosaur description:
7.0m-long
armoured dinosaur
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Diet:
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Country:
China
Period:
Early Cretaceous, 137-99 million years ago

This dinosaur possessed long, low back plates that might have been semicircular or rectangular. Only partial skeletons have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae
Named by:
Dong (1973)
Type species:
homheni
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