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Chungkingosaurus

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This dinosaur is known from a partial skull and a partial skeleton.

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Pronounced
chung-ching-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Chongqing lizard
Length
  4m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(159 - 142 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae, Chungkingosaurus
Named by
Dong, Zhou and Zhang (1983)
Type species
jiangbeiensis