Fukuisaurus

Fukuisaurus

Pronunciation:
foo-koo-I-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Fukui lizard'
Fukuisaurus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
4.7m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago
Found in:
Japan

Fukuisaurus is only known from a skull, so the rest of the reconstruction is guesswork based on similar dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea
Named by:
Kobayashi and Azuma (2003)
Type species:
tetoriensius

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