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Heterodontosaurus tucki Crompton and Charig 1962 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52902

Alternative combination: Lycorhinus tucki

Full reference: A. W. Crompton and A. J. Charig. 1962. A new ornithischian from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Nature 196:1074-1077

Belongs to Heterodontosaurus according to P. C. Sereno 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAFM K337, a skull. Its type locality is Tyindini (zone B/1), which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Clarens Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 112.0, humerus length 83.0, radius length 58.0, skull length 115.0, tibia length 145.0

Estimated body mass: 4.24 kg based on femur length