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Einiosaurus

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Einiosaurus had a large downward-curving nasal horn.

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Pronounced
ie-nee-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
bison lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74  million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Centrosaurinae, Einiosaurus
Named by
Sampson (1995)
Type species
procurvicornis