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DOLLODON

a plant-eating iguanodontian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Belgium.
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Pronunciation: doll-O-don
Meaning: Louis Dollo's tooth
Author/s: Paul (2008)
Synonyms: Iguanodon mantelli
First Discovery: Bernissart, Belgium
Chart Position: 528

Dollodon bampingi

(Bamping's Dollo Tooth)Etymology
Dollodon is derived from "Dollo" (for Luis Dollo, who first described its remains) and the Greek "odon" (tooth). The species epithet, bampingi, honours popular science writer and research supporter Mr. Daniel Bamping.
Estimations
Timeline:
Era: Mesozoic
Epoch: Early Cretaceous
Stage: Barremian-Aptian
Age range: 130-122.5 mya
Stats:
Est. max. length: 6.5 meters
Est. max. hip height: ?
Est. max. weight: 1.5 tons
Diet: Herbivore
References
• Paul G.S. (2008) "A revised taxonomy of the iguanodont dinosaur genera and species".
• K. Carpenter & Y. Ishida (2010) "Early and "Middle" Cretaceous iguanodonts in time and space".
• McDonald A.T. (2012) "The status of Dollodon and other basal iguanodonts (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the upper Wealden beds (Lower Cretaceous) of Europe".
• Paul G.S. (2010) "The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs".
• Norman D.B. (2012) "Iguanodontian Taxa (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Lower Cretaceous of England and Belgium" in Pascal Godefroit "Bernissart Dinosaurs and Early Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems". /uk".
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Atkinson, L. "DOLLODON :: from DinoChecker's dinosaur archive".
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