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Lurdusaurus

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Lurdusaurus is known from a partial skull and postcranium.

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Pronounced
loor-duh-sore-us
Meaning of name
heavy lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(121 - 112 million years ago)
Found in
Niger

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Lurdusaurus
Named by
Taquet & Russell (1999)
Type species
arenatus