Blasisaurus

Name: Blasisaurus.
Phonetic: Blah-se-sor-us.
Named By: P.‭ ‬Cruzado-Caballero,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Pereda-Suberbiola‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Ruiz-Omeñaca‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Hadrosauridae,‭ ‬Lambeosaurinae.
Species: B.‭ ‬canudoi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Spain‭ ‬-‭ ‬Arén Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and lower jaws.

       Blasisaurus is a genus of hadrosaur that is currently only known from a partial skull and jaws.‭ ‬Despite the fact that Blasisaurus is known only from partial fragmentary remains,‭ ‬the genus serves as a rare example of a European hadorsaur.‭ ‬Another genus of hadrosaur also known to have lived in Spain is Arenysaurus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Blasisaurus canudoi gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new lambeosaurine dinosaur‭ (‬Hadrosauridae‭) ‬from the latest Cretaceous of Arén‭ (‬Huesca,‭ ‬Spain‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences‭ ‬47:1507‭ ‬-1517.‭ ‬-‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Cruzado-Caballero,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Pereda-Suberbiola‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Ruiz-Omeñaca‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.



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