Sphaerotholus edmontonense Brown and Schlaikjer 1943 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae

Alternative combinations: Prenocephale edmontonensis, Stegoceras edmontonense, Stegoceras edmontonensis, Troodon edmontonensis

Full reference: B. Brown and E. M. Schlaikjer. 1943. A study of the troƶdont dinosaurs with the description of a new genus and four new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 82(5):115-150

Belongs to Sphaerotholus according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2010

See also Brown and Schlaikjer 1943, Currie 2000, Eberth 1997, Giffin 1989, Kuhn 1964, Mallon et al. 2015, Maryanska 1990, Maryanska et al. 2004, Russell and Chamney 1967, Schott et al. 2009, Sues and Galton 1987, Sullivan 2000, Sullivan 2003, Sullivan 2006, Wall and Galton 1979 and Williamson and Carr 2003

Sister taxa: Prenocephale prenes, Sphaerotholus brevis, Sphaerotholus goodwini, Sphaerotholus buchholtzae

Type specimen: NMC, a skull. Its type locality is Big Valley Creek, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Big Valley Creek

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