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Wuerhosaurus

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This dinosaur possessed long, low back plates that might have been semicircular or rectangular. Only partial skeletons have been found.

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Pronounced
woo-uhr-huh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Wuerho lizard
Length
  7m - 8m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(137 - 99 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae, Wuerhosaurus
Named by
Dong (1973)
Type species
homheni