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Hesperosaurus

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Hesperosaurus is known from a complete skeleton and a skull.

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Pronounced
hes-per-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
western lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(154 - 142 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae, Hesperosaurus
Named by
Carpenter, Miles and Cloward (2001)
Type species
mjosi