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Trachodon cantabrigiensis Lydekker 1888 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 67019

Alternative combinations: Anatosaurus cantabrigiensis, Hadrosaurus cantabrigiensis, Telmatosaurus cantabrigiensis, Trachodon cantabridgiensis, Trachodon cantabrigensis

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Note on a new Wealden iguanodont and other dinosaurs. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 44:46-61

Belongs to Hadrosauroidea according to P. M. Barrett et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Arstanosaurus akkurganensis, Batyrosaurus, Cedrorestes, Claosaurus, Datonglong, Equijubus, Fukuisaurus, Gilmoreosaurus, Gongpoquansaurus, Huehuecanauhtlus, Iguanodon hillii, Jeyawati, Jintasaurus, Koshisaurus, Levnesovia, Nanyangosaurus, Penelopognathus, Plesiohadros, Saurolophidae, Shuangmiaosaurus, Spheroolithidae, Tanius, Yunganglong, Zhanghenglong

Type specimen: BMNH R.496, a tooth. Its type locality is Cambridge hadrosaur tooth site, which is in a Cenomanian marine horizon in the West Melbury Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore