[D] Iguanodon anglicus
Cretaceous Early Valanginian Hauterivian Barremian
Ornithischia Ornithopoda Iguanodontia Iguanodontidae
Wealden Beds, West Sussex; Kentish Rag, Lower Green-sand-Formation, Maidstone, Kent, England
Iguanodon (Mantell, 1825) = Iguanosaurus (Anonymus, 1824)
Iguanodon > Iguanodon anglicus (Holl, 1829) >> Cetiosaurus brevius (Owen, 1842) Streptospondylus major (Owen, 1842)
Iguanodon > Iguanodon bernissartensis (Boulenger, 1881) > Iguanodon seelyi (Hulke, 1882)
Teeth and postcranial fragments. ** Iguanodon anglicum (Holl,1829); Iguanodon anglicus [name emended] [= Iguanodon mantelli (Meyer, 1832)]; attaining a length of 5-6m and a height of 3.5-4m.
Represented by incomplete and fragmentary material from the Wealden and Lower Greensand of southern England, including numerous teeth, jaw fragments, vertebrae, limb bones and girdle elements, together with an incomplete skeleton from the Kentish Rag (Lower Greensand) of Maidstone, Kent.
I. anglicus represented by teeth (BMNH 2392), was considered the holotype until the ICZN paper of March 2000: ICZN (2000). Iguanodon (Mantell, 1825) (Reptilia, Ornithischia): Iguanodon bernissartensis Boulenger in Beneden, 1881 designated as the type species, and a lectotype designated. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. March 31, 2000; 57 (1): 61-62.