Fruitadens Butler et al. 2010 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

Full reference: R. J. Butler, P. M. Galton, L. B. Porro, L. M. Chiappe, D. M. Henderson and G. M. Erickson. 2010. A new Upper Jurassic heterodontosaurid from North America: lower limits of ornithischian dinosaur body size inferred from North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277:375-381

Parent taxon: Heterodontosauridae according to D. Madzia et al. 2018

See also Butler et al. 2010, Foster et al. 2016, Han et al. 2012, Ruiz-OmeƱaca et al. 2010 and Sereno 2012

Sister taxa: Abrictosaurus, Echinodon, Eocursor, Geranosaurus, Geranosaurus atavus, Heterodontosaurinae, Heterodontosaurus, Lycorhinus, Manidens, Pegomastax, Tianyulong

Subtaxa: Fruitadens haagarorum

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Type: Fruitadens haagarorum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of United States (4: Colorado, Utah collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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