a herbivorous ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of England.
Saw tooth jaw
Synonyms: Iguanodon phillipsii
(Phillips' saw-tooth jaw)
is derived from the Greek "prion" (saw), "odont-" (tooth) and "gnathos" (jaw), named for part of a jaw with serrated, scelidosaur-like teeth.
The species epithet
, honors geology professor John Phillips.
The remains of Priodontognathus
were discovered in the Calcareous Grit Formation (possibly on the Yorkshire coast), England, United Kingdom.
(SMC B53408) is a maxilla (a tooth-bearing bone of the upper jaw).
: Late Jurassic
: 161-156 mya
Est. max. length
Est. max. hip height
Est. max. weight
• Seeley HG (1869) "Index to the fossil remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia from the Secondary Strata".
• Carpenter K (2001) "Phylogenetic analysis of the Ankylosauria" in Carpenter K "The Armored Dinosaurs
• Vickaryous MK, T Maryanska and DB Weishampel (2004) "Ankylosauria" in Weishampel, Dodson and Osmólska "The Dinosauria: Second Edition
• Galton PM (1980b) "Priodontognathus phillipsii
(Seeley), an ankylosaurian
dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic (or possibly Lower Cretaceous) of England". Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Palaöntologie, Monatshefte, 1980, 477–489.
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