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Struthiosaurus

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Struthiosaurus may have been a dwarf ankylosaur, living on islands.

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Pronounced
strew-thee-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
ostrich lizard
Length
  2.5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(83 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Spain, Austria, France, Romania

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Nodosauridae, Struthiosaurus
Named by
Bunzel (1871)
Type species
austriacus