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What is Iguanodontoidea?

Pronunciation: i-GWAHN-o-don-TOY-dee-uh
Author: Hay
Year: 1902
Meaning: Iguanodon-like
Locomotion: Primarily bipedal (two legs)
Status: Synonymous with Hadrosauriformes
Definition:
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Iguanodontoidea is/was the same as Hadrosauriformes. Paul Sereno replaced the former with the latter in 1997 to avoid the confusion of having one taxon (Iguanodontoidea) contain another one (Hadrosauroidea) with the same "-oidea" suffix.
References
David B. Norman (2004) "Basal Iguanodontia" in "The Dinosauria: 2nd Edition". /uk.
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