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What is Jeholosauridae?

Pronunciation: jay-HOLL-o-SOR-ruh-day
Author: Han, Barrett, Butler and Xu
Year: 2012
Meaning: Jehol lizards (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
[Han et al. 2012]Definition
All ornithischians more closely related to Jeholosaurus shangyuanensis than to Hypsilophodon foxii, Iguanodon bernissartensis, Protoceratops andrewsi, Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis, or Thescelosaurus neglectus.
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Etymology
Jeholosauridae is derived from "Jeholosaurus" (the "Jehol lizard"—the oldest member and group anchor) and the Greek "idae" (family).
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Further reading
• Han Feng-Lu, Paul M. Barrett, Richard J. Butler, and Xu Xing (2012) "Postcranial anatomy of Jeholosaurus shangyuanensis (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China" Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(6): 1370-1395 [coins "Jeholosauridae"].
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Jeholosauridae?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-jeholosauridae›. Web access: 28th May 2017.
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