Sauropelta Ostrom 1970 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Full reference: J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234

Parent taxon: Nodosauridae according to F. Han et al. 2014

See also Bakker 1988, Barrett 2001, Burns 2008, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2008, Carpenter and Kirkland 1998, Carpenter et al. 1999, Carroll 1988, Coombs 1978, Coombs 1978, Coombs 1979, Coombs and Deméré 1996, Coria and Salgado 2001, Dodson 1997, Ford 2000, Ford and Kirkland 2001, Galton 1983, Garcia and Pereda-Suberbiola 2003, Gasparini et al. 1996, Kirkland 1997, Kirkland 1998, Kirkland et al. 2013, Lü et al. 2007, Molnar 1980, Osi and Makádi 2009, Ostrom 1970, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 1997, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001, Russell 1984, Sereno 1986, Tumanova 1987, Vickaryous et al. 2004, Vickaryous et al. 2001 and Weishampel et al. 1991

Sister taxa: Acantholipan, Animantarx, Antarctopelta, Borealopelta, Dongyangopelta, Edmontonia, Edmontoniinae, Gargoyleosaurus, Gastonia, Glyptodontopelta, Hoplitosaurus, Hoplosaurus, Hylaeosaurus, Invictarx, Mymoorapelta, Nodosaurinae, Nodosaurus, Panoplosaurinae, Panoplosaurus, Pawpawsaurus, Peloroplites, Polacanthus, Propanoplosaurus, Sauropeltinae, Silvisaurus, Struthiosaurinae, Struthiosaurus, Taohelong, Tatankacephalus, Texasetes, Zhejiangosaurus, Hylosaurus

Subtaxa: Sauropelta edwardsorum

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Type: Sauropelta edwardsi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (29: Montana, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 29 collections including 32 occurrences

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