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Lycorhinus angustidens Haughton 1924 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52899

Synonym: Lanasaurus scalpridens Gow 1975 (taxon 52901)

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497

Belongs to Lycorhinus according to P. C. Sereno 2012

Sister taxon: Lycorhinus parvidens

Type specimens:

  • Lycorhinus angustidens: SAM 3606, a mandible. Its type locality is Paballong, Mount Fletcher (zone B/2), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.
  • Lanasaurus scalpridens: BPI 4244, a mandible. Its type locality is Buck Camp, Golden Gate Highlands NP (BPI 4244), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore