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Dacentrurus

Reptilia - Stegosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Omosaurus Owen
1880Omosaurus Marsh p. 259
1882Omosaurus Quenstedt p. 188
1882Omosaurus Sauvage p. 35
1884Omosaurus Dollo p. 298
1884Omosaurus Marsh p. 68
1885Omosaurus Marsh p. 764
1887Omosaurus Hulke
1888Omosaurus Lydekker p. 177
1892Omosaurus Seeley
1893Omosaurus Winkler p. 104
1895Omosaurus Marsh
1896Omosaurus Marsh p. 242
1902Dacentrurus Lucas p. 435
1909Omosaurus Huene p. 17
1911Omosaurus von Zittel p. 294
1914Omosaurus Gilmore p. 101
1914Omosaurus Sauvage p. 255
1915Dacentrurus Hennig p. 11
1924Omosaurus Lull p. 242
1928Omosaurus Nopcsa p. 185
1934Omosaurus Chakravarti p. 78
1956Dacentrurus Romer p. 634
1957Omosaurus Hoffstetter p. 538
1958Omosaurus Hoffstetter and Brun pp. 72-73
1960Dacentrurus Delair p. 87
1964Dacentrurus Kuhn p. 34
1964Dacentrurus Tatarinov p. 573
1970Omosaurus Swinton p. 241
1973Dacentrurus Delair p. 5
1975Dacentrurus Thulborn p. 134
1983Omosaurus Dong et al. p. 137
1985Dacentrurus Galton p. 213 figs. 2-14
1986Omosaurus Zhou p. 35
1988Dacentrurus Carroll
1990Dacentrurus Galton
1991Dacentrurus Galton pp. 317-318
1995Dacentrurus Casanovas-Cladellas et al. p. 282
1998Dacentrurus Sereno p. 67 fig. 5
1999Dacentrurus Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2
2001Dacentrurus Blows p. 137
2001Dacentrurus Carpenter et al. p. 73 fig. 3.14
2004Dacentrurus Galton and Upchurch p. 344
2006Dacentrurus Maidment et al. p. 951 fig. 8
2007Dacentrurus Escaso et al. p. 158
2008Dacentrurus Maidment et al. p. 390 fig. 11
2008Dacentrurus Naish and Martill p. 616
2009Dacentrurus Mateus et al.
2010Dacentrurus Mateus and Milàn p. 254
2013Dacentrurus Cobos and Gascó p. 18
2014Dacentrurus Ulansky p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Genasauria
Thyreophora()
Stegosauria()
familyStegosauridae
subfamilyDacentrurinae(Olshevsky and Ford 1993)
genusDacentrurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. M. Galton 1991As for Dacentrurus armatus (Owen, 1875), given below.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 1000 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-25 06:09:01
Modified: 2005-08-25 08:09:01
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to the top of the Late/Upper Barremian or 155.70000 to 125.45000 Ma

Collections (20 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0Spain (Valencia) D. armatus (61364)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain (Teruel) D. armatus (146261) D. sp. (91396)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain (Aragon) D. sp. (157885 157886)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain (Aragón) Stegosauria indet. (68019)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian - Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal Omosaurus lennieri (49215)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Omosaurus sp. (67107)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal (Leiria) Omosaurus armatus (49221) Omosaurus lennieri (49219)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8France (Haute-Normandie) D. lennieri (47423) Iguanodon bernissartensis (47420)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8United Kingdom (England) Omosaurus armatus (47421)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0Portugal (Lisboa) Omosaurus lennieri (47430)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0Portugal (Leiria) D. sp. (49253) Iguanodon prestwichi (75968)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Portugal (Lisboa) D. armatus (74502) Omosaurus lennieri (49225)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Aragon) D. sp. (59075)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Valencia) D. armatus (59089)