Bactrosaurus

Bactrosaurus

Pronunciation:
bak-troh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'club [spined] lizard'
Bactrosaurus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago
Found in:
China

Skull fragments and postcranial bones of at least 12 Bactrosaurus individuals, juvenile to adult, have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae
Named by:
Gilmore (1933)
Type species:
johnsoni

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