Hadrosaurus

Hadrosaurus

Pronunciation:
HAD-row-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'big lizard'
Hadrosaurus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
9.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 78-74 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Hadrosaurus is now a nomen dubium (dubious name), because the fossils are no longer thought to represent a distinct dinosaur type.

Hadrosaurus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae
Named by:
Leidy (1858)
Type species:
foulkii

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