Tsintaosaurus

Tsintaosaurus

Pronunciation:
ching-dow-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Qingdao lizard'
Tsintaosaurus
large ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large ornithopod
Length:
12.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago
Found in:
China

Tsintaosaurus is known from skulls and a partial skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Lambeosaurinae
Named by:
Young (1958)
Type species:
spinorhinus

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