Bellusaurus

Bellusaurus

Pronunciation:
bel-uh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'fine lizard'
Bellusaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Mid Jurassic, 180-159 million years ago
Found in:
China

Bellusaurus is known from 17 partial skeletons, including from young dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria
Named by:
Dong and Azuma (1990)
Type species:
sui

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