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†family Psittacosauridae Osborn 1923 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38843

Synonyms: Stenopelixidae Nopcsa 1927 (no. 91120), Stenopelyxidae Nopcsa 1927 (no. 91119)

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1923. Two Lower Cretaceous dinosaurs of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 95:1-10

Parent taxon: Ceratopsia according to W. Zheng et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Albalophosaurus, Chaoyangosauridae, Chaoyangsauridae, Dysganus, Eoceratopsinae, Kulceratops, Kulceratops kulensis, Microceratus, Micropachycephalosaurus, Neoceratopsia, Pachyrhinosauridae, Psittacosauroidea, Psittacosaurus sattayaraki, Serendipaceratops, Stenopelix

Subtaxa: Protiguanodontinae, Psittacosaurus, Xuanhuasaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore