Dryosauridae

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Dryosauridae
Temporal range: Middle JurassicLower Cretaceous, 163–115 mya
Dryosaurus lettowvorbecki skeleton.jpg
Dysalotosaurus – reconstructed skeleton in the Museum of Natural History in Berlin (Museum für Naturkunde)
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Dryosauridae

Dryosaurids were primitive iguanodonts from the Middle Jurassic to the Lower Cretaceous. They are found in what is now Africa, Europe, and North America.[1][2][3][4]

There are 11 genera, of which Dryosaurus is the best known.

References[change | change source]

  1. Norman, David B.; Weishampel, David B. (1990). "Iguanodontidae and related ornithopods". In Weishampel, David B; Dodson, Peter and Osmólska, Halszka (ed.). The Dinosauria. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 510–533. ISBN 0-520-06727-4.CS1 maint: Multiple names: editors list (link)
  2. Norman, David B. (2004). "Basal Iguanodontia". In Weishampel D.B; Dodson P. and Osmólska H. (ed.). The Dinosauria (2nd ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 413–437. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  3. Ruiz-Omeñaca, José Ignacio; Pereda Suberbiola, Xabier and Galton, Peter M. (2007). "Callovosaurus leedsi, the earliest dryosaurid dinosaur (Ornithischia: Euornithopoda) from the Middle Jurassic of England". In Carpenter, Kenneth (ed) (ed.). Horns and beaks: Ceratopsian and Ornithopod dinosaurs. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. pp. 3–16. ISBN 0-253-34817-X.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: Extra text: editors list (link)
  4. Galton, Peter M. (2009). "Notes on Neocomian (Lower Cretaceous) ornithopod dinosaurs from England – Hypsilophodon, Valdosaurus, "Camptosaurus", "Iguanodon" – and referred specimens from Romania and elsewhere" (pdf). Revue de Paléobiologie 28 (1): 211–273. http://www.ville-ge.ch/mhng/paleo/paleo-pdf/28-1/pal-28-1-11.pdf.