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Gastonia

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Gastonia is known from a skull and the partial skeletons of several individuals.

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Pronounced
gas-toh-nee-ah
Meaning of name
[Robert] Gaston
Length
  4.6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(142 - 127 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Gastonia
Named by
Kirkland (1998)
Type species
burgei