Lycorhinus angustidens Haughton 1924 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

Synonym: Lanasaurus scalpridens Gow 1975

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497

Belongs to Lycorhinus according to P. C. Sereno 2012

See also Bell et al. 2018, Butler et al. 2008, Butler et al. 2008, Charig and Crompton 1974, Chinsamy 1997, Crompton and Charig 1962, Ellenberger 1970, Gow 1975, Han et al. 2012, Haughton 1924, Haughton and Brink 1954, Hopson 1975, Irmis and Knoll 2008, Kermack 1963, Norman et al. 2004, Olsen and Galton 1984, Smith 1997, Thuborn 1978, Thulborn 1970, Thulborn 1974, Thulborn 1975, Weishampel and Heinrich 1992, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983 and Weishampel and Witmer 1990

Sister taxon: Lycorhinus parvidens

Type specimens:

  • Lycorhinus angustidens: SAM 3606, a mandible. Its type locality is Paballong, Mount Fletcher (zone B/2), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.
  • Lanasaurus scalpridens: BPI 4244, a mandible. Its type locality is Buck Camp, Golden Gate Highlands NP (BPI 4244), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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