Levnesovia

Levnesovia is a genus of hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan.[1] It was related to Bactrosaurus. The type species is L. transoxiana. The genus name honours the late Russian paleontologist Lev Nesov, and the specific name refers to the ancient region Transoxiana.[1] It is known from the minority of the skull and would have reached around two meters in length.[2]

Levnesovia
Temporal range: Turonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Clade: Hadrosauromorpha
Genus: Levnesovia
Sues and Averianov, 2009
Type species
Levnesovia transoxiana
Sues and Averianov, 2009

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Hans-Dieter Sues and Alexander Averianov. (2009). "A new basal hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan and the early radiation of duck-billed dinosaurs." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276(1667): 2549-2555. doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.0229
  2. ^ Paul, Gregory S. The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs. Princeton University Press, 2010.
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