Scutellosaurus

Scutellosaurus

Pronunciation:
skoo-tell-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'small shield lizard'
Scutellosaurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
1.2m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 205-202 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora
Named by:
Colbert (1981)
Type species:
lawleri

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