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Pachyrhinosaurus

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Pronounced
pack-ee-RINE-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
thick-nosed lizard
Length
  6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(76 - 74 million years ago)
Found in
Canada

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Centrosaurinae, Pachyrhinosaurus
Named by
Sternberg (1950)
Type species
canadensis