Bayannurosaurus

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Bayannurosaurus
Temporal range: Barremian, 124 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Clade: Styracosterna
Genus: Bayannurosaurus
Xu et al, 2018
Type species
Bayannurosaurus perfectus
Xu et al, 2018

Bayannurosaurus is a non-hadrosauriform ankylopollexian ornithopod discovered in 2018 by Xu et al[1] from the Early Cretaceous found in China. It had a skull length of 80 cm, making it a mid-sized iguanodont.

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  1. Xu, Xing; Tan, Qingwei; Gao, Yilong; Bao, Zhiqiang; Yin, Zhigang; Guo, Bin; Wang, Junyou; Tan, Lin; Zhang, Yuguang; Xing, Hai (2018). "A large-sized basal ankylopollexian from East Asia, shedding light on early biogeographic history of Iguanodontia". Science Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.scib.2018.03.016.