Lesothosaurus Galton 1978 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1978. Fabrosauridae, the basal family of ornithischian dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 52(1/2):138-159

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

See also Barrett 2001, Battail 1986, Benton 1990, Butler 2005, Butler et al. 2007, Butler et al. 2008, Colbert 1981, Currie and Padian 1997, Galton 1978, Galton 1983, Gand et al. 2007, Han et al. 2012, Hunt and Lucas 1994, Knoll 2002, Knoll and Battail 2001, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, Milner and Norman 1984, Norman 1984, Norman et al. 2004, Olsen and Galton 1984, Peng 1997, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2006, Rauhut 2003, Sereno 1991, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1999, Weishampel 2004, Weishampel 2006 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: Agilisaurus, Clypeodonta, Hexinlusaurus, Isaberrysaura, Jeholosauridae, Kulindadromeus, Leaellynasaura, Neornithopoda, Ornithopoda, Othnielosaurus, Stormbergia, Thescelosauridae, Yandusaurus

Subtaxa: Lesothosaurus diagnosticus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Lesotho (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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