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Tanius

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Both skull and postcranial material has been found for this dinosaur.

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Pronounced
tahn-ee-us
Meaning of name
[H. C.] Tan
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(89 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Tanius
Named by
Wiman (1929)
Type species
sinensis