ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Trachodon cantabrigiensis Lydekker 1888 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 67019

Alternative combinations: Anatosaurus cantabrigiensis, Hadrosaurus cantabrigiensis, Telmatosaurus cantabrigiensis, Trachodon cantabridgiensis, Trachodon cantabriensis, 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, Bactrosaurus, Batyrosaurus, Cedrorestes, Claosaurus, Datonglong, Eolambia, Equijubus, Fukuisaurus, Gilmoreosaurus, Gongpoquansaurus, Hadrosauridae, Huehuecanauhtlus, Iguanodon hillii, Jeyawati, Jintasaurus, Koshisaurus, Levnesovia, Nanningosaurus, Nanyangosaurus, Penelopognathus, Plesiohadros, Probactrosaurus, Protohadros, Saurolophidae, Shuangmiaosaurus, Sirindhorna, Spheroolithidae, Tanius, Telmatosaurus, Tethyshadros, Xuwulong, Yunganglong, Zhanghenglong, Zuoyunlong

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