|Named By:||Peter M. Galton in 1978|
|Time Period:||Early Jurassic, 199-189 Ma|
|Location:||South Africa - Upper Elliot Formation|
|Size:||About 1 meter long|
|Fossil(s):||Remains of several individuals|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Genasauria | Lesothosauridae ||
|Also known as:||| Stormbergia ||
Lesothosaurus was a type of omnivorous ornithischian dinosaur. It was named by paleontologist Peter Galton in 1978, the name meaning "lizard from Lesotho". The genus has only one valid species, Lesothosaurus diagnosticus.