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†family Heterodontosauridae Romer 1966 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38722

Alternative spelling: Heterosontosauridae

Synonym: Lycorhinidae Thulborn 1971 (taxon 67084)

Full reference: A. S. Romer. 1966. Vertebrate Paleontology, 3rd edition 1-468

Parent taxon: Ornithischia according to D. Madzia et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Alocodon, Apulosauripus, Armatosauria, Delatorrichnus, Enoplosauria, Fabrosauridae, Fabrosaurus, Ferganocephale, Genasauria, Gongbusaurus, Gregaripus, Heterodontosauriformes, Komlosaurus, Krzyzanowskisaurus, Laoyingshanpus, Laquintasaura, Lesothosauria, Ligabueichnium, Neornithischia, Notoceratops, Pisanosaurus, Tacuarembovum, Trimucrodon, Xiaosaurus, Poposauria, Orbitoscuta

Subtaxa: Abrictosaurus, Echinodon, Eocursor, Fruitadens, Geranosaurus, Geranosaurus atavus, Heterodontosaurinae, Heterodontosaurus, Lycorhinus, Manidens, Pegomastax, Tianyulong

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore