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What is Chaoyangsauridae?

Pronunciation: chow-yahng-SOR-ruh-day
Meaning: Chaoyang lizard family (see etymology)
Authors: Zhao, Cheng and Xu
Year: 1999
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
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Etymology
Chaoyangsauridae is derived from "Chaoyang" (where the type specimen Chaoyangsaurus was discovered), the Greek "sauros" (lizard) and the Latin "idae" (denoting a family).
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References
• X.Zhao, Z.Cheng and X. Xu (1999) "The earliest ceratopsian from the Tuchengzi Formation of Liaoning, China".
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