Europelta Kirkland et al. 2013 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Full reference: J. I. Kirkland, L. Alcalá, M. A. Loewen, Espílez, L. Mampei and J. P. Wiersma. 2013. The basal nodosaurid Europelta carbonensis n. gen., n. sp. from the Lower Cretaceous (Lower Albian) Escucha Formation of northeastern Spain. PLoS One 8(12):e80405:1-40

Parent taxon: Struthiosaurinae according to J. I. Kirkland et al. 2013

See also Han et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Anoplosaurus, Hungarosaurus

Subtaxa: Europelta carbonensis

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Type: Europelta carbonensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Santa Maria Mine, Ariño (AR-1) (Cretaceous of Spain)

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