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Hadrosaurus

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Hadrosaurus is now a nomen dubium (dubious name), because the fossils are no longer thought to represent a distinct dinosaur type.

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Pronounced
HAD-row-SORE-us
Meaning of name
big lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(78 - 74 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Hadrosaurus
Named by
Leidy (1858)
Type species
foulkii