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Nemegtosaurus

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Nemegtosaurus is only known from a skull and mandible (lower jawbone), so reconstructions are speculative.

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Pronounced
Nem-egg-tow-sore-us
Meaning of name
Nemegt lizard
Length
  13m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(72 - 68 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Nemegtosauridae, Nemegtosaurus
Named by
Nowinski (1971)
Type species
mongoliensis