Genus: Lycorhinus HAUGHTON, 1924
Etymology: Greek, lykos, “wolf”, and Greek, rhinus, “snout, nose”: “wolf snout”.
= Lanasaurus GOW, 1975
Etymology: Latin, lana, “Wool”, and Greek, sauros, “lizard”: “Wool [‘Fuzz’] lizard”. In honor of Professor A. W. ‘Fuzz’ Crompton who initiated the Redbed collecting program of the 1960’s and has himself collected most of the good heterdontosaurid material.
= Lychorhinus HOPSON, 1975 (sic)
= Lycochinus GALTON, 1973 (sic)

Species: angustidens HAUGHTON, 1924
Etymology:
= Lycorhinus angusticeps GOW, 1991 (sic)

Holotype: SAM 3606

Locality: Paballong, Mount Fletcher District, Transkei (Mt. Fletcher) District, (?)30°26'S, 28°31'E, Eastern Cape Province,

Horizon: Upper Elliot Formation, Stormberg Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Hettangian-Sinemurian Stage, Middle-Upper Lias Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Fragment of mandible with traces of 12 teeth.

Topotype: A. 100: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary dentary.

Referred material:

GOW, 1991

Locality: The farm Bamboeskloof, Lady Grey; 30°45'S, 27°12'E, map reference Floukraal 3027CC, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Jurassic.

Material:

BP/1/5253: Left maxilla with teeth.


= Lanasaurus scalpridens GOW, 1975
Etymology:

Holotype: BP 4244

Locality: North-facing upper Redbed exposures in the so-called buck camp in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, 28°30'S, 28°37'E, Golden Gate district, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Upper Elliot Formation, Stormberg Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Hettangian-Sinemurian Stage, Middle-Upper Lias Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Left maxilla with teeth.