Miragaia longicollum 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

Belongs to Miragaia according to O. Mateus et al. 2009

See also Araújo et al. 2009, Cobos and Gascó 2013, Mateus 2009, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2013, Ulansky 2014 and Ulansky 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ML 433, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Miragaia, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial sandstone/sandstone in the Farta Pao Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Miragaia

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