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Prosaurolophus

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Prosaurolophus is known from the skeletons of 24-29 individuals, some articulated (the bones were joined as they would have been in life).

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Pronounced
proh-sore-oh-lof-us
Meaning of name
before lizard crest [Saurolophus]
Length
  7.6m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(77 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Prosaurolophus
Named by
Brown (1916)
Type species
maximus