Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic order within the superorder Dinosauria — a major division of the dinosaurs.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σαῦρος (sauros, "lizard") + ἰσχίον (iskhion, "hip joint").

Examples

  • #2 In dinosaur identification, there are two names under the dinosaurs 'Order, Saurischia, meaning "lizard-hipped", and Ornithischia, meaning "bird-hipped".

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  • #2 In dinosaur identification, there are two names under the dinosaurs 'Order, Saurischia, meaning "lizard-hipped", and Ornithischia, meaning "bird-hipped".

    Braingle

  • The anatomy and taxonomy of Cetiosaurus (Saurischia, Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of England.

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  • The anatomy and taxonomy of Cetiosaurus (Saurischia, Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of England.

    Obscure dinosaurs of the Kimmeridge Clay

  • “Pleurocoelus” valdensis Lydekker, 1889 (Saurischia, Sauropoda) en el Cretácico Inferior (Barremiense) de la Península Ibérica.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The basal Saurischia chapter by Langer is an in depth analysis of various likely basal dinosaurs, most of which were very poorly known at the time of the last volume.

    Paul Nelson: Skepticism of the dino bird hypothesis explored - The Panda's Thumb

  • Gauffre FX (1993) The most recent Melanorosauridae (Saurischia, Prosauropoda), Lower Jurassic of Lesotho with remarks on the prosauropod phylogeny.

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  • Journal of Geology 111: 223-232. von Huene F (1929) Kurze Übersicht über die Saurischia und ihre natürlichen Zusammenhänge.

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  • Anchisaurus polyzelus (Lower Jurassic, Connecticut, USA; Saurischia: Sauropodomorpha): implications for sauropodomorph systematics.

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  • Raath (Dinosauria: Saurischia) and the origin of the Sauropoda.

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