Hypsilophodon

Hypsilophodon

Pronunciation:
hip-sih-LOH-foh-don
Name meaning:
'high-ridge tooth'
Hypsilophodon
small ornithopod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small ornithopod
Length:
2.3m
Weight:
50kg
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Teeth:
horny beak, broad, chisel-like teeth
Food:
plant material
How it moved:
on 2 legs
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 125 million years ago
Found in:
England, Spain, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Hypsilophodontidae
Named by:
Huxley (1869)
Type species:
foxii

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