Prosaurolophus

Prosaurolophus

Pronunciation:
proh-sore-oh-lof-us
Name meaning:
'before lizard crest [Saurolophus]'
Prosaurolophus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
7.6m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 77-75 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

Prosaurolophus is known from the skeletons of 24-29 individuals, some articulated (the bones were joined as they would have been in life).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae
Named by:
Brown (1916)
Type species:
maximus

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