Nurosaurus

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Nurosaurus
Temporal range: Cretaceous
Nuoerosaurus chaganensis.JPG
Mounted skeleton
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Nurosaurus
Type species
Nurosaurus qaganensis
Synonyms
  • Nuoerosaurus
  • Nuoerosaurus chaganensis
  • Nurosaurus chaganensis

Not to be confused with Naosaurus, a genus of pelycosaur.

Close-up of the head and neck

Nurosaurus is the informal name given to a genus of Sauropod dinosaur. It was from the Cretaceous period in Inner Mongolia, China. It was a herbivore or plant-eater.[1] "Nurosaurus" grew to about 25 metres (82 ft) long.[2] The proposed binominal name is Nurosaurus qaganensis (Dong 1992).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ian Webster. "Nurosaurus pictures and facts". DinosaurPictures.org. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  2. "Nurosaurus qaganensis". Dinochecker.com. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  3. "Nurosaurus qaganensis Dong 1992 (sauropod)". Fossilworks. Retrieved January 22, 2017.