Orodromeus makelai Horner and Weishampel 1988 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae

Full reference: J. R. Horner and D. B. Weishampel. 1988. A comparative embryological study of two ornithischian dinosaurs. Nature 332:256-257

Belongs to Orodromeus according to D. B. Norman et al. 2004

See also Brown et al. 2013, Butler and Sullivan 2009, Butler et al. 2008, Butler and Zhao 2009, Eberth et al. 2001, Han et al. 2012, Horner 1997, Horner et al. 2009, Horner et al. 2001, Horner and Weishampel 1988, Moratalla and Powell 1994, Scheetz 1991, Schweitzer 1997, Sues 1997, Sues and Norman 1990, Trexler 2001, Varricchio et al. 2002, Weishampel et al. 1991 and Weishampel and Heinrich 1992

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MOR 294, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Egg Mountain, MOR TM-006, which is in a Judithian terrestrial carbonate in the Two Medicine Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 6.12, tibia diameter 9.87

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (8: Montana collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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