Pisanosaurus mertii Casamiquela 1967 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: R. M. Casamiquela. 1967. Un nuevo dinosaurio ornitisquio triasico (Pisanosaurus mertii; Ornithopoda) de la Formación Ischigualasto, Argentina [A new Triassic ornithischian dinosaur (Pisanosaurus mertii; Ornithopoda) from the Ischigualasto Formation, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 4(2):47-64

Belongs to Pisanosaurus according to M. C. Langer et al. 2010

See also Báez and Marsicano 2001, Bonaparte 1973, Bonaparte 1976, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1979, Bonaparte 1984, Butler et al. 2007, Butler et al. 2008, Casamiquela 1967, Charig and Crompton 1974, Godefroit and Cuny 1997, Han et al. 2012, Heckert and Lucas 1998, Irmis and Knoll 2008, Irmis et al. 2007, Kammerer et al. 2012, Langer and Benton 2006, Norman et al. 2004, Novas 1997, Reig 1970, Ryan and Vickaryous 1997, Sereno 1991, Thulborn 1974, Thulborn 2006, Weishampel 2004 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 2577, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Agua de Las Catas, Ischigualasto, which is in a Carnian terrestrial horizon in the Ischigualasto Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Agua de Las Catas, Ischigualasto

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