Name: Monkonosaurus ‭(‬Monkon lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mon-kon-o-sore-us.
Named By: Zhao‭ ‬-‭ ‬1983.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Thyreophora,‭ ‬Stegosauria.
Species: M.‭ ‬lawulacus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain but roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬5‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Tibet‭ ‬-‭ ‬Loe-ein/Lura Formation.
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains,‭ ‬specifically a pelvis,‭ ‬vertebrae and three back plates.

       Monkonosaurus is a dubious genus of stegosaur that lived in what is now Tibet during the late Jurassic.‭ ‬Monkonosaurus is considered to be dubious because only a few bones are known,‭ ‬and these may not be diagnostic enough to assign further fossil remains to.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Phylogeny and Evolutionary Stages of Dinosauria.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Palaeontologia Polonica‭ ‬28‭ (‬1/2‭)‬:‭ ‬295-306.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zhao‭ ‬-‭ ‬1983.


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