Ornithischia


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Ornithischia

a large herbivorous order of dinosaurs, most of which were bipedal. They were characterized by a bird-like pelvic girdle, which possessed a postpubic bone stretching on each side below the ischium.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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We still had the bird-hipped dinosaurs (Ornithischia) which really had nothing to do with birds.
Lesothosaurus, "fabrosaurids," and the early evolution of Ornithischia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 11, pp.
It was a plant-eater of the order Ornithischia. The two rows of plates helped control its body temperature, but probably were useless for defense.
In this case Chilesaurus is leading to "the recovery of Theropoda and Ornithischia as sister taxa that are united by many shared features."
In 1888, it was decided by Harry Seeley, a well-known paleontologist, that dinosaurs should be divided into two major groups based on the shape of their hips- the bird-hipped (Ornithischia) and the lizard-hipped (Saurischia).
(2013): On the taxonomy and diversity of Wealden iguanodontian dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda).
A Hadrosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) Kanguk Formation of Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada and Its Ecological and Geographical Implications.
Forelimb muscles of the Ankylosauria (Reptilia: Ornithischia).
et sp., un nuevo iguanodontoideo (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) en el Cretacico Inferior de Galve.