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Lophorhothon

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A disarticulated skull and skeleton belonging to Lophorhothon have been found.

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Pronounced
lof-oh-roh-thon
Meaning of name
crested nose
Length
about  4.5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 71 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Lophorhothon
Named by
Xu, Makovicky, Wang, Norell and You (1960)
Type species
atopus