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Heterodontosaurus Crompton and Charig 1962 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38725

Full reference: A. W. Crompton and A. J. Charig. 1962. A new ornithischian from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Nature 196:1074-1077

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

Sister taxa: Abrictosaurus, Echinodon, Eocursor, Fruitadens, Geranosaurus, Geranosaurus atavus, Heterodontosaurinae, Lycorhinus, Manidens, Pegomastax, Tianyulong

Subtaxa: Heterodontosaurus tucki

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Type: Heterodontosaurus tucki

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore