Tsintaosaurus

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Tsintaosaurus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 70 Ma
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Holotype skull with broken crest
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Family: Hadrosauridae
Tribe: Tsintaosaurini
Genus: Tsintaosaurus
Young, 1958
Type species
Tsintaosaurus spinorhinus
Young, 1958

Tsintaosaurus (/ɪŋdˈsɔːrəs/; meaning "Qingdao lizard", after the old transliteration "Tsingtao") [1] is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur found in China.

Like other hadrosaurs, it walked on all fours but was also capable of locomotion on its rear legs alone. They probably lived in herds.

References[change | change source]

  1. Creisler, B. (2002). "Dinosauria Translation and Pronunciation Guide T". DOL Dinosaur Omnipedia. Retrieved 24 Feb 2010.