Alcovasaurus Galton and Carpenter 2016 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Full reference: P. M. Galton and K. Carpenter. 2016. The plated dinosaur Stegosaurus longispinus Gilmore, 1914 (Dinosauria: Ornithischia; Upper Jurassic, western USA), type species of Alcovasaurus n. gen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 279(2):185-208

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to P. M. Galton and K. Carpenter 2016

Sister taxa: Changdusaurus, Dacentrurinae, Hesperosaurus, Huayangosaurinae, Jiangjunosaurus, Kentrosaurinae, Kentrosaurus, Lexovisaurus, Loricatosaurus, Mongolostegus, Natronasaurus, Priodontosaurus, Sauraechmodon, Scelidosaurinae, Siamodracon, Stegosaurinae, Stegosaurus, Wuerhosaurus mongoliensis, Yingshanosaurus

Subtaxa: Alcovasaurus longispinus

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Type: Stegosaurus longispinus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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