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Lesothosaurus Galton 1978 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 57573

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1978. Fabrosauridae, the basal family of ornithischian dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 52(1/2):138-159

Parent taxon: Ornithischia according to F.-L. Han et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alocodon, Apulosauripus, Armatosauria, Delatorrichnus, Enoplosauria, Eocursor, Fabrosauridae, Fabrosaurus, Ferganocephale, Genasauria, Gongbusaurus, Gregaripus, Heterodontosauridae, Heterodontosauriformes, Komlosaurus, Krzyzanowskisaurus, Laoyingshanpus, Laquintasaura, Lesothosauria, Metatetrapous, Neornithischia, Notoceratops, Orthopoda, Pisanosaurus, Qijiangpus, Tacuarembovum, Thyreophora, Trimucrodon, Xiaosaurus

Subtaxa: Lesothosaurus diagnosticus

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Type: Lesothosaurus diagnosticus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore