Elrhazosaurus nigeriensis Galton and Taquet 1982 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Dryosauridae

Alternative combination: Valdosaurus nigeriensis

Full reference: P. M. Galton and P. Taquet. 1982. Valdosaurus, a hypsilophodontid dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Europe and Africa. Géobios 15(2):147-159

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

See also Bertozzo et al. 2013, Butler et al. 2008, Currie and Padian 1997, Fanti et al. 2016, Galton 2009, Galton and Taquet 1982, Madzia et al. 2018, McDonald et al. 2010, Molnar 1984, Norman 2004, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2007, Ryan 1997, Sues and Norman 1990, Taquet 1984, Verdú et al. 2015 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN GRD 332, a set of postcrania (femur)

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Niveau des Innocents, Gadoufaoua (Cretaceous of Niger)

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