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Silvisaurus

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Silvisaurus is known from a skull and fragmentary postcrania, so reconstructions are mostly guesswork based on similar dinosaurs.

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Pronounced
sil-vi-sore-us
Meaning of name
forest lizard
Length
  4m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(121 - 112 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Nodosauridae, Silvisaurus
Named by
Eaton (1960)
Type species
condrayi