Proa valdearinnoensis McDonald et al. 2012 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: A. T. McDonald, E. Espílez, L. Mampel, J. I. Kirkland, and L. Alcalá. 2012. An unusual new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Teruel, Spain. Zootaxa 3595:61-76

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

See also Gasulla et al. 2014, Kirkland et al. 2013, McDonald et al. 2012 and Verdú et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MAP AR-1/19, a partial skeleton (a partial skeleton consisting of a disarticulated but associated skull including the premaxillae, partial maxillae, quadrates, supraorbitals, articulated brainc). Its type locality is Santa Maria Mine, Ariño (AR-1), which is in an Albian delta plain coal/mudstone in the Escucha Formation of Spain.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Santa Maria Mine, Ariño (AR-1)

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