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meaning: "Elhraz lizard, after the Elhraz Formation where the holotype remians were recovered from"
Named By: P. M. Galton in 2009
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, approximately 115 Ma
Location: Niger - Elrhaz Formation
Size: Femur 13.1 centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Femur (upper leg/thigh bone). Humerus (upper arm bone) has also been assigned to the genus
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosuria | Ornithischia | Ornithopoda | Iguanodontia | Dryosauroidea | Dryosauridae |
Also known as: | Valdosaurus nigeriensis |

Elrhazosaurus is a genus of basal iguanodontian dinosaur, known from isolated bones found in Lower Cretaceous rocks of Niger. These bones were initially thought to belong to a species of the related dryosaurid Valdosaurus, but have since been reclassified.

Read more about Elrhazosaurus at Wikipedia
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