Latest Dryosaurus Stories

2009-03-22 12:49:15

A fossilized skeleton of a 150-million-year-old dinosaur failed to earn its minimum asking price at a New York auction, a gallery official says. Jake Chait of the Natural History Museum's I.M. Chait Gallery blamed the struggling U.S.

2009-03-20 14:04:37

A fossil of a 150-million-year-old dinosaur could sell at a New York auction for up to $500,000, a gallery official says. Josh Chait, the director of operations for the I.M.

2009-02-24 17:15:34

A New York auctioneer said it is handling the sale of a complete dinosaur skeleton, one of only two known complete sets of dryosaurus bones. Josh Chait, director of the I.M.

Latest Dryosaurus Reference Libraries

2010-02-16 15:35:57

Othnielosaurus is a genus of ornithiscian dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (155 to 148 million years ago). It lived in what is now the western United States. It was formerly assigned to the genus Laosaurus. It is now named in honor of famed paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh. This genus was coined to contain the fossils formerly included in Othnielia, which is based on remains that may be too sparse to hold a name. Decades have been spent on research to untangle the taxonomy left...

2009-08-18 21:23:53

Dryosaurus, meaning "oak lizard" (named for the vague oak shape of its cheek teeth), is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period. It was an Iguanodon. Its fossils have been found in the western United States and also in Tanzania and was first discovered in the late 19th century. An expedition led by German paleontologist Werner Janensch found a great number of fossils from many different age groups in Tanzania. The Morrison Formation in western North America has also...

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