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Fukuisaurus

© Andrey Atuchin

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Fukuisaurus is only known from a skull, so the rest of the reconstruction is guesswork based on similar dinosaurs.

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Pronounced
foo-koo-I-sore-us
Meaning of name
Fukui lizard
Length
  4.7m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(121 - 99 million years ago)
Found in
Japan

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Fukuisaurus
Named by
Kobayashi and Azuma (2003)
Type species
tetoriensius