Genus: Corythosaurus BROWN, 1914
Etymology: Greek, koryth-, “helment, crown of the head”, and Greek, sauros, “lizard”: “Helmet lizard”.

Species: casuarius BROWN, 1914
Etymology: In reference to the Australian ground avian-theropod, the Cassowary. Because Corythosaurus has a large helmet similar to the Cassowary.
= Hypacrosaurus casuarius (BROWN, 1914) PAUL, 1987
= Corythosaurus casuaris HUNT & LUCAS, 1992 (sic)

Referred material:


Locality: Quarry 026, 2 miles south of Steveville, on the Red Deer River, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Newell County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Dinosaur Park Formation, upper Judith River Group.


Age: Judithian age, Middle Campanian Stage, middle Senonian subepoch, upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.


USNM 15493: Complete articulated tail, pelvis, hind limbs and feet, with several patches of skin impressions and ossified tendons.

Note: With patholigies on mid-caudals 27-31 (Tanke & Rothschilds, 2014).