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Lusitanosaurus liasicus Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64725

Full reference: A. F. d.e. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1957. Les dinosauriens du Portugal [The dinosaurs of Portugal]. Mémoires des Services Géologiques du Portugal, nouvelle série 2:1-63

Belongs to Thyreophora according to D. B. Norman et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Andhrasaurus, Ankylosauria, Apraedentalia, Bienosaurus, Bienosaurus lufengensis, Emausaurus, Lusitanosaurus, Omosaurus hastiger, Regnosaurus, Scelidosauria, Scelidosauridae, Scelidosaurus, Scelidosaurus arizonensis, Scutellosaurus, Sinopeltosaurus, Stegosauria, Stegosauromorpha, Tatisaurus, Taveirosaurus, Thyreophoroidea

Type specimen: MH-NUL ##, a mandible. Its type locality is São Pedro de Muel, Beira Litoral (PROXY), which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial limestone in Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore