Kukufeldia

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Kukufeldia
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 140–136 Ma
Kukufeldia.jpg
Illustration of the type specimen
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Clade: Styracosterna
Genus: Kukufeldia
McDonald et al., 2010
Type species
Kukufeldia tilgatensis
McDonald et al., 2010
Holotype in multiple views

Kukufeldia (meaning 'Cuckoo's field') is a dinosaur that was once known as Iguanodon anglicus (or anglicum).[1] Identified from a nearly complete right dentary (NHMUK 28660) found near Cuckfield and originally described in 1848 by Gideon Mantell, it was named in 2010,[1] and the type species is Kukufeldia tilgatensis. It was originally identified as Iguanodon anglicus.[1]

Synonyms[change | change source]

  • Iguanodon anglicus (Norman, 1986) = Kukufeldia or Therosaurus
  • Iguanodon anglicum (Holl, 1829) = Kukufeldia or Therosaurus

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 McDonald, A.T., Barrett, P.M. and Chapman, S.D. (2010). "A new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) of England." Zootaxa, 2569: 1–43. PDF