Dracopelta Galton 1980 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1980. Partial skeleton of Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. and n. sp., an ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. Géobios 13(3):451-457

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

See also Carpenter 2001, Carroll 1988, Ford 2000, Galton 1980, Galton 1991, Mateus and Milàn 2010 and Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Amtosaurus, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Niobrarasaurus, Nodosauridae, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sarcolestes, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus, Tianchiasaurus

Subtaxa: Dracopelta zbyszewskii

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Praia do Sul, Ribomar (Jurassic of Portugal)

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