Rhabdodon priscus Matheron 1869 (rhabdodontid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae

Alternative combinations: Rabdodon priscum, Rhabdodon priscum

Synonyms: Oligosaurus adelus Seeley 1881, Ornithomerus gracilis Seeley 1881, Orthomerus gracilis Seeley 1881

Full reference: P. Matheron. 1869. Notice sur les reptiles fossiles des dépôts fluvio-lacustres crétacés du bassin à lignite de Fuveau [Notice on the fossil reptiles from the Cretaceous fluvio-lacustrine deposits of the lignitic Fuveau Basin]. Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres, et Arts de Marseille 1868–1869:345-379

Belongs to Rhabdodon according to D. B. Norman 2004

See also Bataller 1960, Brinkmann 1984, Brinkmann 1988, Buffetaut 1992, Buffetaut 2005, Buffetaut et al. 1991, Butler et al. 2008, Casanovas et al. 1987, Casanovas Cladellas 1992, Casanovas-Cladellas et al. 1986, Clottes and Raynaud 1983, Currie and Padian 1997, Depéret 1900, Dieudonné et al. 2016, Dinca et al. 1971, Dughi and Sirugue 1976, Gautier 1901, Gervais 1869, Ginsburg 1986, Grigorescu 1984, Grigorescu 1992, Grigorescu 2003, Grigorescu 2004, Huene 1927, Jeletzky 1960, Jurcsák 1982, Kadic 1917, Kuhn 1964, Lapparent 1947, Lapparent 1948, Lapparent 1967, Lapparent and Aguirre 1956, Lapparent and Aguirre 1957, Lapparent et al. 1957, Laurent et al. 2001, Le Loeuff 1997, Le Loeuff 1998, Le Loeuff et al. 1995, Llompart 1979, Matheron 1869, Matheron 1869, Nopcsa 1900, Nopcsa 1902, Nopcsa 1915, Nopcsa 1915, Nopcsa 1923, Norman and Weishampel 1990, Penner 1985, Sachs and Hornung 2006, Sanz 1984, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1898, Seeley 1881, Suñer et al. 2008, Villatte et al. 1986, Vremir and Codrea 2002, Weishampel et al. 1991, Weishampel et al. 2003 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxon: Rhabdodon septimanicus

Type specimens:

  • Rhabdodon priscus: Its type locality is Tunnel de la Nerthe, Fuveau, which is in a Maastrichtian lacustrine marl in France
  • Oligosaurus adelus: Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.
  • Ornithomerus gracilis: Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (10 collections), Romania (1), Spain (5)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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