Ornithopod vs Hypsilophodontid - What's the difference?

ornithopod | hypsilophodontid |


As nouns the difference between ornithopod and hypsilophodontid

is that ornithopod is a type of bipedal, herbivorous, bird-hipped dinosaur from the cretaceous period, found on all seven continents while hypsilophodontid is an informal grouping of small ornithopod dinosaurs, regarded as fast, herbivorous bipeds on the order of 1–2 meters long (33-66 feet).

ornithopod

Noun

(en noun)
  • A type of bipedal, herbivorous, bird-hipped dinosaur from the Cretaceous period, found on all seven continents.
  • hypsilophodontid

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An informal grouping of small ornithopod dinosaurs, regarded as fast, herbivorous bipeds on the order of 1–2 meters long (3.3-6.6 feet).