family Hadrosauridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Hadrosauridae - duck-billed dinosaurs; upper Cretaceous
reptile family - a family of reptiles
euronithopod, Euronithopoda, Ornithopoda, suborder Euronithopoda, suborder Ornithopoda - widespread group including duck-billed dinosaurs and their early relatives (hadrosaurs, trachodon and iguanodon)
duck-billed dinosaur, hadrosaur, hadrosaurus - any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic
genus Anatotitan - genus of large duck-billed dinosaurs; late Cretaceous
genus Corythosaurus - genus of duck-billed dinosaurs of late Cretaceous
genus Edmontosaurus - duck-billed dinosaurs of Canada
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Dinosaurs of the family Hadrosauridae were widespread and ecologically important large herbivores during the Late Cretaceous Period, but little is known about their early evolution.
Anatomical analysis revealed that this species does not quite fit into the family Hadrosauridae. Comparing Gobihadros to Asian species within Hadrosauridae, the researchers concluded that Gobihadros did not directly give rise to later Asian hadrosaurs.

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