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Huayangosaurus

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Pronounced
hoy-YANG-oh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
Huayang lizard
Length
  4.5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Mid Jurassic
(170 - 160 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Huayangosauridae, Huayangosaurus
Named by
Dong, Tang and Zhou (1982)
Type species
taibaii