Lesothosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State (RSA), Free State (RSA) and Eastern Cape (RSA).

All the Lesothosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Lesothosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. A. Thulborn. 1970. The skull of Fabrosaurus australis, a Triassic ornithischian dinosaur. Palaeontology 13(3):414-432
  • L. Ginsburg. 1964. Découverte d'un Scélidosaurien (Dinosaure ornithischien) dans le Trias supérieur du Basutoland [Discovery of a scelidosaurian (ornithischian dinosaur) in the Upper Triassic of Basutoland]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 258:2366-2368
  • F. Knoll. 2002. New skull of Lesothosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic) of southern Africa. Géobios 35(5):595-603