Name: Yaverlandia ‭(‬from Yaverland‭)‬.
Phonetic: Yah-ver-land-e-ah.
Named By: Peter M.‭ ‬Galton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1971.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Maniraptora‭?
Species: Y.‭ ‬bitholus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: England,‭ ‬Isle of Wight‭ ‬-‭ ‬Wessex Formation.
Time period: Hauterivian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.

       When initially described,‭ ‬the dinosaur Yaverlandia was thought to be a pachycephalosaur,‭ ‬but a later study in‭ ‬2008‭ (‬Naish‭ & ‬Martill‭) ‬clarified the genus as representing a theropod dinosaur.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A primitive dome-headed dinosaur‭ (‬Ornithischia:‭ ‬Pachycephalosauridae‭) ‬from the Lower Cretaceous of England and the function of the dome of pachycephalosaurids.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology‭ ‬45‭(‬1‭)‬:40-47‭ ‬-‭ ‬Peter M.‭ ‬Galton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1971.
-‭ ‬A taxonomic review of the Pachycephalosauridae‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Ornithischia‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin‭ ‬35:347-365.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Sullivan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.
-‭ ‬Dinosaurs of Great Britain and the role of the Geological Society of London in their discovery:‭ ‬Ornithischia. -‭ ‬Journal of the Geological Society,‭ ‬London‭ ‬165‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬613‭–‬623.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Darren Naisch‭ & ‬David M.‭ ‬Martill‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.


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