Rhinorex condrupus: New Herbivorous Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

September 19, 2014 9:15 PM

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Rhinorex condrupus: New Herbivorous Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

Paleontologists Dr Rodney Scheetz of Brigham Young University’s Museum of Paleontology and Dr Terry Gates of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Museum of Natural Science have described a new species of hadrosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Neslen Formation of central Utah.

The new hadrosaur, scientifically named Rhinorex condrupus, lived during the Cretaceous period, about 75 million years ago.

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