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Bactrosaurus

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Skull fragments and postcranial bones of at least 12 Bactrosaurus individuals, juvenile to adult, have been found.

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Pronounced
bak-troh-sore-us
Meaning of name
club [spined] lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 71 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Bactrosaurus
Named by
Gilmore (1933)
Type species
johnsoni