Miragaia Mateus et al. 2009 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Full reference: O. Mateus, S. C. R. Maidment, and N. A. Christiansen. 2009. A new long-necked 'sauropod-mimic' stegosaur and the evolution of the plated dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276:1815-1821

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

See also Cobos and Gascó 2013 and Ulansky 2014

Sister taxon: Dacentrurus

Subtaxa: Miragaia longicollum

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Type: Miragaia longicollum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Miragaia (Jurassic of Portugal)

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