|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|
|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.