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Nanosaurus Marsh 1877 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38738

Alternative spelling: Nannosaurus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Parent taxon: Euornithopoda according to P. M. Galton 2007

Sister taxa: Drinker, Gilmoreosaurus atavus, Heterodontosauria, Hypsilophodontidae

Subtaxa: Nanosaurus agilis, Nanosaurus rex

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore