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Maiasaura Horner and Makela 1979 (hadrosaurid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38765

Full reference: J. R. Horner and R. Makela. 1979. Nest of juveniles provides evidence of family structure among dinosaurs. Nature 282:296-298

Parent taxon: Brachylophosaurini according to P. Cruzado-Caballero and J. E. Powell 2017

Sister taxa: Acristavus, Brachylophosaurus, Hadrosaurus, Probrachylophosaurus, Wulagasaurus

Subtaxa: Maiasaura peeblesorum

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore