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meaning: "Brainy one"
Named By: Teresa Maryanska in 1977
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 75-70 Ma
Location: Mongolia, Nemegt Basin - Barun Goyot Formation
Size: Estimated between 8 and 8.5 meters long. Skull 40 centimetres long, 45 centimetres wide
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens and further referred fossils, together revealing the skull and post cranial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Thyreophoroidea | Ankylosauridae | Ankylosaurinae |
Also known as: | Dyoplosaurus giganteus | Tarchia kielanae |

Tarchia (meaning "brainy one") is a genus of herbivorous ankylosaurid dinosaur from the late Cretaceous of Mongolia.

Read more about Tarchia at Wikipedia
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