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Dacentrurus

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Dacentrurus was the first stegosaur ever discovered.

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Pronounced
dah-sen-troo-russ
Meaning of name
pointed tail
Length
  6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(154 - 150 million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom, Portugal, France

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Dacentrurus
Named by
Lucas (1902)
Type species
armatus