† Abrictosaurus


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Archosauriformes  ⇒ ohne Rang: Crurotarsi  ⇒ Klade: Archosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Avemetatarsalia  ⇒ Klade: Ornithodira  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauriformes  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauria  ⇒ Klade: Ornithischia  ⇒ Familie: Heterodontosauridae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Hopson, 1975

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 190.8 Ma - End age: 190.8 Ma
Lower/Early Jurassic

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: gregarious, ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 9)

Taxonomic assignment (1)

Eukaryota (Domäne)

Animalia (Reich)

Eumetazoa (Mittelreich)


Nephrozoa (Klade)

Deuterostomia (Abzweig)

Chordata (Stamm)

Vertebrata (Unterstamm)

Gnathostomata (Infrastamm)

Tetrapoda (Superklasse)

Amniota (Serie)

Sauropsida (Klade)

Eureptilia (Infraklasse)

Romeriida (ohne Rang)

Diapsida (Unterklasse)

Eosuchia (Klade)

Neodiapsida (Klade)


Archosauromorpha (Infraklasse)


Crurotarsi (ohne Rang)

Archosauria (Klade)

Avemetatarsalia (ohne Rang)

Ornithodira (Klade)



Dinosauria (Klade)

Ornithischia (Klade)


Abrictosaurus (Gattung)


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References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • D. Madzia, 2018 - A basal ornithopod dinosaur from the Cenomanian of the Czech Republic - Journal of Systematic Palaeontology (16), 967-979 (journal article, English)
  • P. C. Sereno, 2012 - Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs - Zookeys (226), 1-225 (serial monograph, English)
  • J. A. Hopson, 1975 - On the generic separation of the ornithischian dinosaurs Lycorhinus and Heterodontosaurus from the Stormberg Series (Upper Triassic) of South Africa - South African Journal of Science (71), 302-305 (journal article, )
  • R. A. Thulborn, 1974 - A new heterodontosaurid dinosaur (Reptilia: Ornithischia) from the Upper Triassic red beds of Lesotho - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (55), 151-175 (journal article, English)