Eousdryosaurus

Name: Eousdryosaurus ‭(‬eastern Dryosaurus‭)‬.
Phonetic: oos-dry-oh-sor-us.
Named By: F.‭ ‬Escaso,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Ortega,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Dantas,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Malafaia,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Silva,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Gasulla,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mocho,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Narvaeza‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Sanz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Dryosauroidea,‭ ‬Dryosauridae.
Species: E.‭ ‬nanohallucis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬1.6‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Portugal‭ ‬-‭ ‬Alcobaça Formation.‭
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.

       Eousdryosaurus is a genus of small ornithopod dinosaur that lived in Portugal during the late Jurassic.‭ ‬The name Eousdryosaurus means‭ ‘‬eastern Dryosaurus‭’‬,‭ ‬a reference to how Eousdryosaurus is similar to the genus Dryosaurus,‭ ‬but globally lived further to the east,‭ ‬Eousdryosaurus in Portugal,‭ ‬and Dryosaurus in North America.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new dryosaurid ornithopod‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia‭) ‬from the Late Jurassic of Portugal.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬34‭(‬5‭)‬:1102-1112.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Escaso,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Ortega,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Dantas,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Malafaia,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Silva,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Gasulla,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mocho,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Narvaeza‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Sanz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.



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