Lophorhothon

Lophorhothon

Pronunciation:
lof-oh-roh-thon
Name meaning:
'crested nose'
Lophorhothon
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
4.5m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago
Found in:
USA

A disarticulated skull and skeleton belonging to Lophorhothon have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae
Named by:
Xu, Makovicky, Wang, Norell and You (1960)
Type species:
atopus

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