Sarcolestes Lydekker 1893 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1893. On the jaw of a new carnivorous dinosaur from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 49:284-287

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

See also Carpenter 2001, Carroll 1988, Ford 2000, Galton 1980, Galton 1983, Galton 1983, Galton 1985, Galton 1994, Huene 1909, Kuhn 1964, Lydekker 1893, Martill 1988, Naish and Martill 2008, Nopcsa 1928, Nopcsa 1929, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Smith 1997, Swinton 1970 and von Zittel 1911

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

Subtaxa: Sarcolestes leedsi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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