Hesperosaurus

Hesperosaurus

Pronunciation:
hes-per-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'western lizard'
Hesperosaurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 154-142 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Hesperosaurus is known from a complete skeleton and a skull.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae
Named by:
Carpenter, Miles and Cloward (2001)
Type species:
mjosi

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