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Heterodontosaurus

Reptilia - Heterodontosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Heterodontosaurus Crompton and Charig p. 1075
1965Heterodontosaurus Simmons p. 69ff
1966Heterodontosaurus Romer p. 370
1970Heterodontosaurus Swinton pp. 196-197
1970Heterodontosaurus Thulborn p. 430
1972Heterodontosaurus Galton p. 466
1974Heterodontosaurus Charig and Crompton p. 187
1974Heterodontosaurus Galton p. 150
1976Heterodontosaurus Bonaparte p. 815
1976Heterodontosaurus Santa Luca et al. p. 324
1978Heterodontosaurus Anderson and Cruickshank p. 31
1980Heterodontosaurus Santa Luca p. 162
1981Heterodontosaurus Colbert p. 50
1983Heterodontosaurus Weishampel and Weishampel p. 44
1983Heterodontosaurus Zhao p. 300
1984Heterodontosaurus Norman p. 342 fig. 7
1984Heterodontosaurus Olsen and Galton p. 91
1985Heterodontosaurus Maryanska and Osmólska p. 142
1986Heterodontosaurus Battail p. 50
1986Heterodontosaurus Sereno
1988Heterodontosaurus Carroll
1989Heterodontosaurus Norman p. 60
1990Heterodontosaurus Benton p. 25
1990Heterodontosaurus Weishampel and Witmer p. 487
1994Heterodontosaurus Chure et al. p. 307
1997Heterodontosaurus Smith p. 317
1998Heterodontosaurus Sereno p. 61
2001Heterodontosaurus Báez and Marsicano p. 273
2004Heterodontosaurus Norman et al. p. 394
2007Heterodontosaurus Butler et al. p. 2044
2008Heterodontosaurus Butler et al. p. 701
2008Heterodontosaurus Butler et al. p. 18 figs. 3-4
2009Heterodontosaurus Butler and Zhao p. 68
2010Heterodontosaurus Butler et al. fig. 4
2010Heterodontosaurus Langer et al. p. 86 fig. 15
2012Heterodontosaurus Han et al. p. 1391 fig. 14
2012Heterodontosaurus Sereno p. 84
2018Heterodontosaurus Madzia et al. p. 973 fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
familyHeterodontosauridae
genusHeterodontosaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3 kgg
Minimum body mass: 1 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: herbivoreg
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-25 06:01:57
Modified: 2005-09-15 13:07:05
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Norian to the top of the Pliensbachian or 228.00000 to 182.70000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Norian228.0 - 208.5Argentina (Santa Cruz) Heterodontosauria indet. (139580)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8South Africa (Eastern Cape) H. tucki (49394)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8South Africa (Free State) H. tucki (85486)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8South Africa (Eastern Cape) H. tucki (59339)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8South Africa (Free State) H. sp. (48826)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Mexico (Tamaulipas) H. sp. (136967)