Name: Bayannurosaurus ‭(‬Bayannur lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ba-yan-nu-ro-sor-us.
Named By: X.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬Q.-W.‭ ‬Tan,‭ ‬Y.-L.‭ ‬Gao,‭ ‬Z.-Q.‭ ‬Bao,‭ ‬Z.-G.‭ ‬Yin,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Guo,‭ ‬J.-Y.‭ ‬Wang,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Tan,‭ ‬Y.-G.‭ ‬Zhang‭ & ‬H.‭ ‬Xing‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Styracosterna.
Species: B.‭ ‬perfectus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Skull about‭ ‬80‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Body length estimated between‭ ‬8‭ ‬and‭ ‬10‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bayingebi Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Bayannurosaurus is a genus of iguanodont dinosaur that lived in Asia during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A large-sized basal ankylopollexian from East Asia,‭ ‬shedding light on early biogeographic history of Iguanodontia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Science Bulletin‭ ‬63:556-563.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬Q.-W.‭ ‬Tan,‭ ‬Y.-L.‭ ‬Gao,‭ ‬Z.-Q.‭ ‬Bao,‭ ‬Z.-G.‭ ‬Yin,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Guo,‭ ‬J.-Y.‭ ‬Wang,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Tan,‭ ‬Y.-G.‭ ‬Zhang‭ & ‬H.‭ ‬Xing‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.


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