Rhabdodon

Rhabdodon is the genus of Iguanodon dinosaurs lived in the late Cretaceous period. The remains of the species are found scattered in the regions of Czech Republic, France,Romania and Spain. This herbivore species comes under the classification of Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Iguanodontia, Rhabdodontidae.


The genus was first described by Matheron in 1869. The skeletal observations revealed that the creature was about 12 feet long and weighs 250-500 pounds and had a distinct feature of roundish teeth and blunt head. From the researches it has been observed that the genus shares the characteristics of two types of dinosaur species -iguanodonts and hypsilophodonts. The entire group is recognized as the plant eaters.

Rhabdodon Dinosaur

Rhabdodon was found in two different sizes when it has been existed in the Maastrichtian period of the Cretaceous. One group of dinosaurs is on a normal height and the other is comparatively small and this group is considered as the most famous Rhabdodon, popularly known as Reba.

Rhabdodon facts:
Name:

Rhabdodon Dinosaur (Fluted tooth)

Classification:

Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Iguanodontia, Rhabdodontidae.

Known locations:

Czech Republic, France, Romania and Spain.

Time period:

Late Campanian to Early Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.