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Iguanodon Mantell 1825 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38749

Alternative spellings: Hikanodon, Jguanodon

Synonyms: Heterosaurus Cornuel 1850 (no. 36595), Iguanosaurus Anonymous 1824 (no. 66546), Struthopus Ballerstedt 1922 (no. 85819), Therosaurus Fitzinger 1843 (no. 66548)

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: Hadrosauroidea, Proa

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

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Type: Iguanodon anglicum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore