HyperDic: order_ornithischia

English > 1 sense of the expression order Ornithischia:
NOUNanimalorder Ornithischia, Ornithischiaextinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises
English > order Ornithischia: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningExtinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises: armored dinosaurs (thyreophorans); boneheaded and horned dinosaurs (marginocephalians); duck-billed dinosaurs (euronithopods).
SynonymOrnithischia
Member ofArchosauria, subclass ArchosauriaA large subclass of diapsid reptiles including
MembersEuronithopoda, suborder Euronithopoda, euronithopod, Ornithopoda, suborder Ornithopodawidespread group including duck-billed dinosaurs and their early relatives (hadrosaurs, trachodon and iguanodon)
Marginocephalia, suborder Marginocephalia, marginocephalianIncludes boneheaded (pachycephalosaurs) and horned (ceratopsian) dinosaurs
Thyreophora, suborder Thyreophora, thyreophoranarmored dinosaurs
genus PisanosaurusPrimitive ornithischian dinosaur found in Argentina
genus StaurikosaurusPrimitive ornithischian dinosaur found in Brazil
ornithischian, ornithischian dinosaurherbivorous dinosaur with a pelvis like that of a bird
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
Spanishornitisquios
CatalanOrnithischia, Ornitisqui, ornitisquis

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