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Kamuysaurus
Mukawaryu NT
Life restoration
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Infraorder: Ornithopoda
Family: Hadrosauridae
Subfamily: Saurolophinae
Tribe: Edmontosaurini
Genus: Kamuysaurus
Binomial name
Kamuysaurus japonicus
Kobayashi et al., 2019
Synonyms
  • Mukawaryu Hokkaido, 2017

Kamuysaurus is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous (72 ma - Campanian) deposits of Japan. It's skeleton is the largest ever found in Japan, growing up to 8 meters (26.24 feet) long. As with the case of all known hadrosaurids, the Kamuysaurus was a herbivore. Until 2019, Kamuysaurus was informally known as "Mukawaryu".

Over 60% of the skeleton is known.

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