Heterodontosaurus Crompton and Charig 1962 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

Full reference: A. W. Crompton and A. J. Charig. 1962. A new ornithischian from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Nature 196:1074-1077

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

See also Anderson and Cruickshank 1978, Báez and Marsicano 2001, Battail 1986, Benton 1990, Bonaparte 1976, Butler et al. 2010, Butler et al. 2008, Butler et al. 2007, Butler et al. 2008, Butler and Zhao 2009, Carroll 1988, Charig and Crompton 1974, Chure et al. 1994, Colbert 1981, Crompton and Charig 1962, Galton 1972, Galton 1974, Galton 1974, Han et al. 2012, Langer et al. 2010, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, Norman 1984, Norman 1989, Norman et al. 2004, Olsen and Galton 1984, Romer 1966, Santa Luca 1980, Santa Luca et al. 1976, Sereno 1986, Sereno 1998, Sereno 2012, Simmons 1965, Smith 1997, Swinton 1970, Thulborn 1970, Thulborn 1970, Thulborn 1972, Thulborn 1974, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Weishampel and Witmer 1990 and Zhao 1983

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

Subtaxa: Heterodontosaurus tucki

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Type: Heterodontosaurus tucki

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Mexico (1 collection), South Africa (4)

• Triassic of Argentina (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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