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meaning: "Named after Othniel Charles Marsh"
Named By: Peter M. galton in 1977
Time Period: Late Jurassic, 150 Ma
Location: USA
Size: Uncertain but probably somewhere in the region of 1.5 to 2 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Femur
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Neornithischia |
Also known as: | Nanosaurus rex |

Othnielia is a genus of ornithischian dinosaur, named after its original describer, Professor Othniel Charles Marsh, an American paleontologist of the 19th century. The taxon, Othnielia rex, was named by Peter Galton in 1977 from a species Marsh (1877) called Nanosaurus rex.

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