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meaning: "named after the Stormberg series, a group of fossil bearing formations which include the Clarens, Elliot and Molteno Formations"
Named By: R. J. Butler in 2005
Time Period: Early Jurassic, 199-189 Ma
Location: South Africa - Upper Elliot Formation
Size: Uncertain due to lack of post cranial remains
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull material
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Genasauria | Lesothosauridae |

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.

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