Valdosaurus

Valdosaurus

Pronunciation:
val-doh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Wealden lizard'
Valdosaurus
small ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small ornithopod
Length:
3.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 142-121 million years ago
Found in:
England, Niger, Romania, United Kingdom

Valdosaurus is known from postcranial bones, teeth and dentary (the lower jaw bone that bears the teeth).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Dryosauridae
Named by:
Galton (1975)
Type species:
canaliculatus

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