The Dino Directory

Share this

Pinacosaurus

Images

 

Information

Groups of young Pinacosaurus dinosaurs have been found fossilised together.

  • Investigate

    Explore dinosaurs with the same body shape as Pinacosaurus in the Dino Directory

  • Extra

    There may be more details in Wikipedia

Fact file

Pronounced
pin-ak-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
plank lizard
Length
  5m
Height
  3m
Weight
1000kg
Diet
herbivorous
Food
plants
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(81 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China, Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae, Pinacosaurus
Named by
Gilmore (1933)
Type species
grangeri