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Ornithischiagroup is extinct

Bird-hipped plant-eating dinosaurs

Classification follows Sereno 1999 and Carpenter 2001.
Containing group: Dinosauria

Other Names for Ornithischia


Brett-Surman, M. K. 1979. Phylogeny and palaeobiogeography of hadrosaurian dinosaurs. Nature 277:560–562.

Carpenter, K. 2001. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ankylosauria. Pp. 455-483 in K. Carpenter (ed.). The Armored Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Chinnery, B. J. and D. B. Weishampel. 1998. Montanoceratops cerorhynchus (Dinosauria : Ceratopsia) and relationships among basal neoceratopsians. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18:569-585.

Norman, D. B. 1984. On the cranial morphology and evolution of ornithopod dinosaurs. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 52: 521–547.

Norman, D. B. and D. B. Weishampel. 1985. Ornithopod feeding mechanisms: their bearing on the evolution of herbivory. American Naturalist 126:151–164.

Sereno, P. C. 1986. Phylogeny of the bird-hipped dinosaurs (Order Ornithischia). National Geographic Research 2:234-256.

Sereno, P. C. 1999. The evolution of dinosaurs. Science 284:2137-2147.

Weishampel, D. B. and R. E. Heinrich. 1992. Systematics of Hypsilophodontidae and basal Iguanodontia (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda). Historical Biology 6:159–184.

Weishampel, D. B., D. B. Norman, and D. Grigorescu. 1993. Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus from the Late Cretaceous of Romania: the most basal hadrosaurid dinosaur. Palaeontology 36:361–385.

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