Ahshislepelta Burns and Sullivan 2011 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: M. E. Burns and R. M. Sullivan. 2011. A new ankylosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, with comments on the diversity of ankylosaurids in New Mexico. Fossil Record 3. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53:169-178

Parent taxon: Ankylosaurinae according to M. E. Burns and R. M. Sullivan 2011

See also Arbour et al. 2014 and Jasinski 2015

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurini, Euoplocephalini, Jinyunpelta, Minotaurasaurus, Oohkotokia, Shanxia, Tianzhenosaurus, Zaraapelta, Zuul

Subtaxa: Ahshislepelta minor

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Type: Ahshislepelta minor

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at south side, Ah-shi-sle-pah Wash (SMP) (Cretaceous of New Mexico)

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