Scelidosaurus Owen 1861 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: R. Owen. 1861. A monograph of a fossil dinosaur (Scelidosaurus harrisonii, Owen) of the Lower Lias, part I. Monographs on the British fossil Reptilia from the Oolitic Formations 1:1-14

Parent taxon: Thyreophora according to D. Madzia et al. 2018

See also Avanzini et al. 2001, Barrett 2001, Baur 1891, Benton 1990, Butler et al. 2007, Butler et al. 2008, Carpenter 2001, Carroll 1988, Cope 1866, Cope 1869, Delair 1960, Dollo 1884, Dollo 1885, Dollo 1889, Dong 2001, Gadow 1897, Galton 1983, Galton 1985, Ginsburg 1964, Han et al. 2012, Hennig 1915, Huene 1909, Joleaud 1922, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1918, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Lydekker 1888, Maidment et al. 2008, Maidment et al. 2006, Mansel-Pleydell 1888, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1880, Marsh 1882, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1896, Martill 1991, Naish and Martill 2008, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Nopcsa 1928, Norman et al. 2007, Norman et al. 2004, Owen 1861, Owen 1861, Owen 1862, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1882, Seeley 1879, Sereno 1986, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1971, Thulborn 1974, Thulborn 1977, Tornier 1913, Ulansky 2014, von Zittel 1911, Zhao 1983, Zhou 1986 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Andhrasaurus, Ankylosauria, Apraedentalia, Bienosaurus, Bienosaurus lufengensis, Emausaurus, Lusitanosaurus, Lusitanosaurus liasicus, Omosaurus hastiger, Regnosaurus, Scelidosauria, Scelidosauridae, Scelidosaurus arizonensis, Scutellosaurus, Sinopeltosaurus, Stegosauria, Stegosauromorpha, Tatisaurus, Taveirosaurus, Thyreophoroidea

Subtaxa: Scelidosaurus harrisonii

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Type: Scelidosaurus harrisonii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), the United Kingdom (5)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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