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Shantungosaurus

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Pronounced
shan-TUN-go-sore-us
Meaning of name
Shantung (=Shandong) lizard
Length
  15m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(78 - 74 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Shantungosaurus
Named by
Hu (1973)
Type species
giganteus