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Dryosauridae
Temporal range: Middle JurassicLower Cretaceous, 163–115 mya
Dysalotosaurus – reconstructed skeleton in the Museum of Natural History in Berlin (Museum für Naturkunde)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Cerapoda
Infraorder: Ornithopoda
Superfamily: Iguanodontia
Family: Dryosauridae

Dryosaurids were primitive iguanodonts from the Middle Jurassic to the Lower Cretaceous. They are found in what is now Africa, Europe, and North America.

There are 11 genera, of which Dryosaurus is the best known.


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