Fylax

Name: Fylax ‭(‬Keeper‭)‬.
Phonetic: Fie-laks.
Named By: Albert Prieto-Márquez‭ & ‬Miguel Carrera Farias‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Hadrosauromorpha.
Species: F.‭ ‬thyrakolasus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Spain,‭ ‬Lleida Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Figuerola Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: ‭ ‬Left dentary.

       Fylax is a genus of hadrosauromorph dinosaur that lived in‭ ‬Western Europe during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A primitive euhadrosaurian dinosaur from the uppermost Cretaceous of the Ager syncline‭ (‬southern Pyrenees,‭ ‬Catalonia‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Geologie en Mijnbouw‭ ‬78:‭ ‬345‭–‬356.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Casanovas,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬P Pereda Suberbiola,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬Santafé‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Weishampel‭ ‬-‭ ‬1999.
-‭ ‬A new late-surviving early diverging Ibero-Armorican duck-billed dinosaur and the role of the Late Cretaceous European Archipelago in hadrosauroid biogeography.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.‭ ‬66.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Albert Prieto-Márquez‭ & ‬Miguel Carrera Farias‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.



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