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Tsintaosaurus

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Tsintaosaurus is known from skulls and a partial skeleton.

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Pronounced
ching-dow-sore-us
Meaning of name
Qingdao lizard
Length
  12m - 18m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 71 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, Lambeosaurinae, Tsintaosaurus
Named by
Young (1958)
Type species
spinorhinus