Name: Napaisaurus ‭(‬Napai lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Nah-pay-sor-us.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Ji‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬Zhang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Styracosterna.
Species: N.‭ ‬guangxiensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Guangxi‭ ‬-‭ ‬Xinlong Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Right ilium and ischiu

       The description of Napaisaurus was based upon partial remains that were considered to represent an iguanodontian dinosaur.‭ ‬If this is correct,‭ ‬then Napaisaurus would be the first of its kind discovered in China.‭ ‬Napaisaurus would have been a mostly quadrupedal dinosaur,‭ ‬maybe occasionally bipedal,‭ ‬that browsed upon plants.

Further reading
-‭ ‬First new genus and species of basal iguanodontian dinosaur‭ (‬Ornithischia:‭ ‬Ornithopoda‭) ‬from southern China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geoscientica Sinica.‭ ‬43‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬1‭–‬10.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Ji‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬Zhang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.


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