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Iguanodon Mantell 1825 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38749

Synonyms: Heterosaurus Cornuel 1850 (no. 36595), Iguanosaurus Anonymous 1824 (no. 66546), Struthopus Ballerstedt 1922 (no. 85819), Therosaurus Fitzinger 1843 (no. 66548), Uestisaurus von Zittel 1911 (no. 80881), Vectisaurus Hulke 1879 (no. 38754), Wealdenichnites Kuhn 1958 (no. 85824)

Full reference: G. A. Mantell. 1825. Notice on the Iguanodon, a newly discovered fossil reptile, from the sandstone of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 115:179-186

Parent taxon: Hadrosauriformes according to F. J. Verdú et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Dollodon, Hadrosauroidea, Proa

Subtaxa: Iguanodon bernissartensis, Iguanodon galvensis, Iguanodon major, Iguanodon mantelli, Streptospondylus recentior, Struthopus schaumburgensis, Wealdenichnites iguanodontoides

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Type: Iguanodon anglicum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore