Heterodontosaurus

Heterodonto-saurus

Pronunciation:
HET-er-oh-DON’T-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'different-teeth lizard'
Heterodontosaurus
euornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
1.2m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 205 million years ago
Found in:
Lesotho, South Africa

Taxonomic details

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

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