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Temporal range: Lower Jurassic
Heterodontosaurus tucki
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Cerapoda
Infraorder: Ornithopoda
Family: Heterodontosauridae
Genus: Heterodontosaurus
Binomial name
Heterodontosaurus tucki

Heterodontosaurus (meaning "different toothed lizard") is a genus of small herbivorous dinosaur with prominent canine teeth which lived in the Lower Jurassic of South Africa. It was related to Abrictosaurus. It had 3 different kinds of teeth.