Why was the stegosaurus or 'roofed lizard' so called?

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Stegosaurus , quadriped ... [Gr., = roof lizard], quadriped ornithischian dinosaur of the late Jurassic period. About 29 ft 6 in ... “roofed lizard ...
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Stegosaurus is a bit of media darling because there is so much material to ... Stegosaurus means "roofed lizard," which was derived from ... called scutes ...
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Some dinosaurs were meat-eaters (also called ... The meaning of Stegosaurus is 'roofed lizard'. Stegosaurus had ... how we know so much about the dinosaurs ...
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... information contained in each edition of the Kansas School Naturalist ... Stegosaurus, the "roofed lizard." ... called a thecodont (box lizard ...
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About The Animals An Overview Of ... whereas the large dinosaurs, such as the Stegosaurus, ... and these are called species. So, ...
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... like this Moloch lizard, are so well armoured from head to toe that they ... was one of the so-called “scythe ... (“plated/roofed lizard”) ...
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