Definition of Suborder ornithopoda
1. Noun. Widespread group including duck-billed dinosaurs and their early relatives (hadrosaurs, trachodon and iguanodon).
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Ornithischia, Ornithischia
Member holonyms: Ornithopod, Ornithopod Dinosaur, Family Hadrosauridae, Hadrosauridae, Genus Trachodon, Family Iguanodontidae, Iguanodontidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Ornithopoda
Literary usage of Suborder ornithopoda
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1. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural by Richard Lydekker (1888)
"Journ. Geol. Soc.' vol. xxvi. pi. iii. figs. 1, 2. Made in the Museum, 1887. Suborder ORNITHOPODA. Premaxilla (when known) edentulous entirely or anteriorly ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Tyrannosaurus, from the Cretaceous of Montana, US-A., has a skull more than a metre in length. The herbivorous Dinosaurs of the suborder Ornithopoda ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... herbivorous dinosaurs (qv) of the suborder Ornithopoda, whose remains are found fossil in the Jurassic rocks of western North America. ..."