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Temporal range: Lower Jurassic
Cast of specimen SAM-PK-K1332, University of California Museum of Palaeontology
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Family: Heterodontosauridae
Genus: Heterodontosaurus
Binomial name
Heterodontosaurus tucki

Heterodontosaurus (meaning "different toothed lizard") is a genus of small herbivorous dinosaur with prominent canine teeth.

It lived in the Lower Jurassic of South Africa, 200–190 million years ago. It was related to Abrictosaurus. It had three different kinds of teeth.