Morrosaurus

Name: Morrosaurus ‭(‬El Morro lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mor-row-sor-us.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Rozadilla,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Agnolin,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Novas,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Aranciaga Rolando,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Motta,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Lirio,‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Isasi‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithishcia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Iguanodontia.
Species: M.‭ ‬antarcticus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Antarctica‭ ‬-‭ ‬Snow Hill Island Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Right hind leg.

       Morrosaurus is a genus of iguanodontian sauropod dinosaur that lived in Antarctica during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new ornithopod‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous of Antarctica and its palaeobiogeographical implications.‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬57:311-324.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rozadilla,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Agnolin,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Novas,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Aranciaga Rolando,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Motta,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Lirio,‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Isasi‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.



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