|Named By:||Richard Owen in 1861|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous, 140 Ma|
|Location:||England - Lulworth Formation, Worbarrow Tout Member|
|Size:||Roughly about 60 centimetres long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Heterodontosauridae ||
|Also known as:||| Echinodon becklesi | Saurechinodon becklesii ||
Echinodon (pronounced eh-KY-no-don) meaning "hedgehog tooth" in reference to the spines on its teeth (Greek ekhinos, echinos = hedgehog + odous, odous = tooth), occasionally known as Saurechinodon, is a genus of small European dinosaur of the early Cretaceous Period (Berriasian age), 140 million years ago.