†subfamily Dacentrurinae Olshevsky and Ford 1993 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Alternative spelling: Dacentruridae

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to O. Mateus et al. 2009

See also Blows 2001 and Ulansky 2014

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

Subtaxa: Dacentrurus Miragaia

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Type: Dacentrurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (2 collections)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Spain (5)

• Jurassic of France (3), Portugal (9), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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