Mongolostegus Tumanova and Alifanov 2018 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Full reference: T. A. Tumanova and V. R. Alifanov. 2018. First record of stegosaur (Ornithischia, Dinosauria) from the Aptian–Albian of Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 52(14):1771-1779

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to T. A. Tumanova and V. R. Alifanov 2018

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

Subtaxa: Mongolostegus exspectabilis

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Type: Mongolostegus exspectabilis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Chamrin-Us (PIN coll. 3779) [SMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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