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meaning: "Amur lizard - after the Amur River"
Named By: Yuri Bolotsky and Sergei Kurzanov in 1991
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 70-66 Ma
Location: Russia - Udurchukan Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Remains of many individuals though these are mostly preserved in a bone bed of remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Ornithopoda | Lambeosaurinae | Hadrosauridae |

Amurosaurus ("Amur lizard") is a genus of lambeosaurine hadrosaurid dinosaur found in the latest Cretaceous period (66 million years ago) of eastern Asia. Like most lambeosaurs, it would have been a primarily bipedal herbivore with a "duckbill" shaped snout and a hollow crest on top of its head, although such a crest has not been found. Fossil bones of adults are rare, but an adult would most likely have been at least 6 metres (20 ft) long. According to Gregory S. Paul, it was about 8 metres (26 ft) long and weighed about 3,000 kilograms (6,600 lb).

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