Stegosaurus Marsh 1877 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Synonyms: Diracodon Marsh 1881, Hypsirhophus Cope 1878, Hypsirophus Cope 1878, Hysirophus Cope 1878, Wuerhosaurus Dong 1973

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. A new order of extinct Reptilia (Stegosauria) from the Jurassic of the Rocky Mountains. American Journal of Science and Arts 14:513-514

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to O. Mateus et al. 2009

See also Blows 2001, Bonaparte 1986, Carpenter and Galton 2001, Carpenter et al. 2001, Carrano 2017, Carroll 1988, Chakravarti 1934, Chure et al. 2006, Cope 1878, Delair 1960, Dodson 1997, Dollo 1884, Dollo 1885, Dollo 1889, Dong 1973, Dong 1990, Dong 1992, Dong 1994, Dong et al. 1983, Escaso et al. 2007, Escaso et al. 2007, Gadow 1897, Galton 1977, Galton 1981, Galton 1990, Galton 2007, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Gilmore 1914, Hay 1902, Hennig 1915, Hoffstetter 1957, Hoffstetter and Brun 1958, Huene 1909, Joleaud 1922, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1918, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1893, Maidment et al. 2008, Maidment et al. 2006, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1877, Marsh 1880, Marsh 1881, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1887, Marsh 1892, Marsh 1893, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Mateus and Milàn 2010, McIntosh 1981, Miller et al. 1991, Nopcsa 1928, Piveteau 1926, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1984, Sauvage 1882, Sereno 1986, Sereno 1998, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Ulansky 2014, von Zittel 1911, Williston 1878, Young 1959, Zhao 1983, Zhou 1983, Zhou 1986 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Alcovasaurus, Changdusaurus, Dacentrurinae, Hesperosaurus, Huayangosaurinae, Jiangjunosaurus, Kentrosaurinae, Kentrosaurus, Lexovisaurus, Loricatosaurus, Natronasaurus, Priodontosaurus, Sauraechmodon, Scelidosaurinae, Siamodracon, Stegosaurinae, Wuerhosaurus mongoliensis, Yingshanosaurus

Subtaxa: Hypsirhophus seeleyanus Stegosaurus affinis Stegosaurus armatus Stegosaurus armatus Stegosaurus discurus Stegosaurus stenops Stegosaurus ungulatus Wuerhosaurus homheni

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Type: Stegosaurus stenops

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Jurassic of Portugal (1), United States (62: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 64 collections including 72 occurrences

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