Zalmoxes

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Zalmoxes
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous 70–65 mya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Infraorder: Iguanodontia
Family: Rhabdodontidae
Genus: Zalmoxes
Zalmoxes skull.jpg

Zalmoxes is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Romania. It was a relative of Iguanodon and, like all its order, it was a herbivore.

Most of the skeleton is known with exception of the end of the tail, the hands and the feet.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Weishampel D.B. et al. 2003. Osteology and phylogeny of Zalmoxes (n.g.), an unusual Euornithopod dinosaur from the latest Cretaceous of Romania. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1(2): 65–123