Acrotholus Evans et al. 2013 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae

Full reference: D. C. Evans, R. K. Schott, D. W. Larson, C. M. Brown, and M. J. Ryan. 2013. The oldest North American pachycephalosaurid and the hidden diversity of small-bodied ornithischian dinosaurs. Nature Communications 4:1828

Parent taxon: Pachycephalosauridae according to D. C. Evans et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Amtocephale, Colepiocephale, Gravitholus, Hanssuesia, Pachycephalosaurinae, Pachycephalosaurini, Prenocephale, Stegoceras, Texacephale, Troodon bexelli, Tylocephale, Domocephalinae

Subtaxa: Acrotholus audeti

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Black Coulee (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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