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Hypselosaurus

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Fossil eggs have been found close to this dinosaur. However, Hypselosaurus is now a nomen dubium (dubious name), as this is no longer thought to be a distinct dinosaur genus.

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Pronounced
hip-sell-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
high ridged lizard
Length
  12m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(71 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
Spain, France

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Hypselosaurus
Named by
Matheron (1869)
Type species
priscus