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Jinzhousaurus

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An almost complete skull and some postcranial remains of this dinosaur have been found.

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Pronounced
jeen-joh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Jinzhou lizard
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(127 - 121 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Jinzhousaurus
Named by
Wang and Xu (2001)
Type species
yangi