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meaning: "Single crested lizard"
Named By: Zhao & Currie in 1993
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 165 Ma
Location: China, Xinjiang - Shishugou Formation
Size: 5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete individual
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Tetanurae | Megalosauroidea |

Monolophosaurus ( MON-o-LOF-a-SAWR-as; meaning "single-crested lizard") is a genus of tetanuran theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Shishugou Formation in what is now Xinjiang, China. It was named for the single crest on top of its skull. Monolophosaurus was a mid sized carnosaurian carnivore at about 5 metres long.

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