Draconyx

Name: Draconyx ‭(‬dragon claw‭)‬.
Phonetic: Dray-con-iks.
Named By: O.‭ ‬Mateus‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Antunes‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Camptosauroidea,‭ ‬Camptosauridae.
Species: D.‭ ‬loureiroi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to have been‭ ‬3.5‭ ‬meters in length.
Known locations: Portugal‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bombarral Formation.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeletal remains.

       Draconyx is a genus of ornithischian dinosaur that lived‭ ‬in Portugal during the late Jurassic.‭ ‬Although the currently available fossils don’t reveal the whole skeleton,‭ ‬Draconyx still seems to have been similar to Camptosaurus,‭ ‬albeit a little smaller.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Draconyx loureiroi,‭ ‬a new camptosauridae‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithopoda‭) ‬from the Late Jurassic of Lourinhã,‭ ‬Portugal.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annales de Paléontologie‭ ‬87‭(‬1‭)‬:61-73.‭ ‬-‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Mateus‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Antunes‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.



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