Heterodontosaurus

Heterodonto-saurus

Pronunciation:
HET-er-oh-DON’T-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'different-teeth lizard'
Heterodontosaurus
Dinosaur description:
1.2m-long
euornithopod
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Diet:
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Country:
Lesotho, South Africa
Period:
Early Jurassic, 205 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Heterodontosauridae
Named by:
Crompton and Charig (1962)
Type species:
tucki
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