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Lexovisaurus is one of those dinosaur fossils that's exact classification has had scientists disagree for over 100 years. It is agreed that it was first classified as a species of stegosaurian Omsaurus in 1887 from fossils found near Cambridgeshire in the UK. In 1957 Lexovisaurus was assigned to the Stegosauridae. Only a couple of bones exist and one a large spine was placed on the animals shoulder by one scientist on its hip by another and on its tail by a third so until more fossils and evidence is found the debate and discussion will continue.

Meaning: Lizard of the Lexovi Tribe

Pronunciation: lex-OH-vuh-SAWR-us



13cm X 4.5cm

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