Hesperosaurus Carpenter et al. 2001 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Full reference: K. Carpenter, C. A. Miles, and K. Cloward. 2001. New primitive stegosaur from the Morrison Formation, Wyoming. The Armored Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 55-75

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2018

See also Carpenter et al. 2001, Chure et al. 2006, Galton 2007, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Maidment et al. 2008, Maidment et al. 2006, Mateus et al. 2009 and Ulansky 2014

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

Subtaxa: Hesperosaurus mjosi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (5: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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