Agilisaurus

Agilisaurus

Pronunciation:
aj-i-li-sore-us
Name meaning:
'agile lizard'
Agilisaurus
small ornithischian silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small ornithischian
Length:
1.5m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 169-159 million years ago
Found in:
China

Agilisaurus is known from a skull and almost complete skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda
Named by:
Peng (1990)
Type species:
louderbacki

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