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Othnielia

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Only partial skeletons of Othnielia have been found.

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Pronounced
oth-ni-ee-lee-a
Meaning of name
[for] Othniel [Marsh]
Length
  1.4m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(154 - 142 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Othnielia
Named by
Marsh (1877)
Type species
rex