Name: Jinzhousaurus ‭(‬Jinzhou lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Jin-zu-sor-us.
Named By: X.‭ ‬Wang‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Hadrosauroidea.
Species: J.‭ ‬yangi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬7‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Liaoning Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Yixian Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull and almost complete post cranial skeleton.

       Jinzhousaurus is a genus of hadrosauroid dinosaur that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬With an estimated length of about seven meters,‭ ‬Jinzhousaurus was a medium to large sized hadrosauroid dinosaur,‭ ‬and is noted for having a skull that grew out to a substantial width at the back,‭ ‬while a small crest grew up from the top of the skull.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new iguanodontid‭ (‬Jinzhousaurus yangi gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.‭) ‬from the Yixian Formaton of western Liaoning,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Chinese Science Bulletin‭ ‬46‭(‬19‭)‬:1669-1672.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Wang‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.


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