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Saurolophus

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Pronounced
SORE-oh-LOAF-us
Meaning of name
ridged lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74 - 70 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Saurolophus
Named by
Brown (1912)
Type species
osborni