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Xiaosaurus Dong and Tang 1983 (small lizard)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 53226

Full reference: Z. Dong and Z. Tang. 1983. New ornithopod genus from the Middle Jurassic of Sichuan Basin, China . Vertebrata PalAsiatica 21(2):168-171

Parent taxon: Ornithischia according to P. M. Barrett et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Xiaosaurus dashanpensis

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Type: Xiaosaurus dashanpensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore