Huayangosaurus

Huayangosaurus

Pronunciation:
hoy-YANG-oh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'Huayang lizard'
Huayangosaurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
4.5m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Mid Jurassic, 170-160 million years ago
Found in:
China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Huayangosauridae
Named by:
Dong, Tang and Zhou (1982)
Type species:
taibaii

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