Valdosaurus Galton 1977 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Dryosauridae

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1977. The Upper Jurassic dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasia-Gondwana connection in the Upper Jurassic. Nature 268(5617):230-232

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

See also Blows 1998, Buscalioni and Sanz 1987, Butler et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Cooper 1985, Currie and Padian 1997, Dieudonné et al. 2016, Galton and Taquet 1982, Grigorescu 1992, Jacobs et al. 1996, Jurcsák 1982, Jurcsak and Popa 1979, McDonald et al. 2010, Milner and Norman 1984, Molnar 1980, Molnar 1984, Naish and Martill 2008, Norman 1984, Norman 2004, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2006, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2007, Ryan 1997, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Sanz et al. 1987, Sereno 1986, Stanford et al. 2004, Sues and Norman 1990, Taquet 1984 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: Callovosaurus, Dryosaurus, Dysalotosaurus, Elrhazosaurus, Eousdryosaurus, Kangnasaurus, Planicoxa

Subtaxa: Valdosaurus canaliculatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Romania (1 collection), Spain (4), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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