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meaning: "Bent lizard"
Named By: Othniel Charles Marsh in 1885
Time Period: Late Jurassic
Location: USA
Size: Average 6 meters long, but some larger individuals approached almost 8 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Several specimens are known
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Ornithopoda |
Also known as: | Brachyrophus altarkansanus | Camptonotus dispar | Camptosaurus browni | Camptosaurus medius | Camptosaurus nanus | Symphyrophus musculosus |

Not to be confused with Camposaurus.

Camptosaurus ( KAMP-to-SAWR-as) is a genus of plant-eating, beaked ornithischian dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic period of western North America and possibly Europe. The name means 'flexible lizard' (Greek kamptos/kamptos meaning 'bent' and sauros/sauros meaning 'lizard').

Read more about Camptosaurus at Wikipedia
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