Jaxartosaurus

Jaxartosaurus

Pronunciation:
jak-sahr-toh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Jaxartes [River] lizard'
Jaxartosaurus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
9.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 94-84 million years ago
Found in:
Kazakhstan

Jaxartosaurus is known only from a skull roof and braincase.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Lambeosaurinae
Named by:
Riabinin (1939)
Type species:
aralensis

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