Lesothosaurus diagnosticus Galton 1978 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1978. Fabrosauridae, the basal family of ornithischian dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 52(1/2):138-159

Belongs to Lesothosaurus according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Arbour et al. 2014, Butler 2005, Butler et al. 2007, Butler and Sullivan 2009, Butler et al. 2008, Butler and Zhao 2009, Chure et al. 1994, Coombs 1980, Coombs 1982, Dieudonné et al. 2016, Galton 1978, Gand et al. 2007, Griffin and Nesbitt 2016, Han et al. 2012, Hunt and Lucas 1994, Irmis and Knoll 2008, Kammerer et al. 2012, Langer and Benton 2006, Langer et al. 2010, Madzia et al. 2018, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, McDonald et al. 2010, Norman et al. 2004, Olsen and Galton 1984, Párraga and Prieto-Márquez 2019, Peng 1997, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2006, Sereno 1991, Upchurch et al. 2007, Verdú et al. 2015, Vickaryous et al. 2001, Weishampel 2004 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH RU (UCL) B17, a skull. Its type locality is north flank, Likhoele Mountain (UCL), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone in the Elliot Formation of Lesotho.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Lesotho (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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