Echinodon becklesii Owen 1861 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

Alternative combinations: Echinodon becclesi, Echinodon becklesi, Saurechinodon becklesii

Full reference: R. Owen. 1861. Monograph on the fossil Reptilia of the Wealden and Purbeck formations. Part V. Lacertilia (Nuthetes, etc.). [Purbeck]. The Palaeontological Society, London 1858:31-39

Belongs to Echinodon according to P. C. Sereno 2012

See also Butler and Galton 2008, Butler et al. 2008, Delair 1960, Delair 1960, Galton 1978, Galton 1981, Galton 1994, Galton 2007, Hennig 1915, Kuhn 1964, Lydekker 1888, Macfadyen 1970, Mansel-Pleydell 1888, Naish and Martill 2007, Naish and Martill 2008, Norman and Barrett 2002, Norman et al. 2004, Owen 1861, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2006, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Sereno 1991, Thulborn 1975, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Woodward and Sherborn 1890 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH 48209, 48210, a mandible. Its type locality is cliff face, Durlston Bay, which is in a Berriasian fluvial-lacustrine limestone in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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