Nanosaurus Marsh 1877 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Alternative spelling: Nannosaurus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Parent taxon: Euornithopoda according to P. M. Galton 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Cooper 1985, Dollo 1882, Dollo 1884, Galton 1972, Galton 1977, Galton 1978, Galton 1983, Hay 1902, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene and Lull 1908, Joleaud 1922, Kuhn 1964, Lull 1924, Marsh 1877, Marsh 1878, Marsh 1881, Marsh 1882, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1894, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Milner and Norman 1984, Nopcsa 1902, Nopcsa 1928, Norman 1984, Norman et al. 2004, Osborn 1923, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1984, Santa Luca 1984, Sauvage 1882, Sereno 1991, Sues and Norman 1990, Thulborn 1971, Thulborn 1974, Thulborn 1975, von Zittel 1911, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Williston 1878 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Drinker, Gilmoreosaurus atavus, Heterodontosauria, Hypsilophodontidae

Subtaxa: Nanosaurus agilis Nanosaurus rex

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (5: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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