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Scutellosaurus

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Pronounced
skoo-tell-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
small shield lizard
Length
  1.2m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(205 - 202 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Scutellosaurus
Named by
Colbert (1981)
Type species
lawleri