†family Ankylosauridae Brown 1908 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Alternative spelling: Ancylosauridae

Synonym: Syrmosauridae Maleev 1952

Full reference: B. Brown. 1908. The Ankylosauridae, a new family of armored dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(12):187-201

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

See also Arbour et al. 2014, Arbour and Evans 2017, Arldt 1909, Bakker 1986, Barrett et al. 1998, Brown 1908, Buffetaut 1995, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2008, Carpenter et al. 1996, Carpenter et al. 1998, Carroll 1988, Coombs 1978, Coombs and Deméré 1996, Dong 1993, Ford 2000, Galton 1983, Garcia and Pereda-Suberbiola 2003, Hennig 1915, Huene 1909, Huene 1934, Huene 1934, Jaekel 1914, Kielan-Jaworowska 1984, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1918, Lapparent 1947, Lü et al. 2007, Lü et al. 2007, Lull 1924, Maleev 1952, Maleev 1953, Maleev 1954, Maleev 1956, Maryanska 1971, Matthew 1915, Nopcsa 1928, Norman 1984, Osi and Makádi 2009, Ostrom 1980, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Peng et al. 2001, Penkalski and Tumanova 2017, Romer 1966, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell 1940, Russell 1984, Ryan and Evans 2005, Sereno 1986, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tumanova 1987, Tumanova 2000, Vickaryous et al. 2004, Vickaryous et al. 2001 and Zheng et al. 2018

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

Subtaxa: Ankylosaurinae Ankylosaurus Cedarpelta Chuanqilong Crichtonsaurus Gobisaurus Heishansaurus Liaoningosaurus Minmi Nodocephalosaurus Palaeoscincus asper Pinacosaurus Polacanthinae Saichania Shamosaurinae Shamosaurus Stegopeltinae Syrmosaurinae Talarurus Tarchia Tsagantegia Zhongyuanosaurus Ziapelta

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (3 collections), Canada (79: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (16), France (2), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (4), Mexico (1), Mongolia (52), Spain (1), Tajikistan (2), United States (58: Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (16)

• Jurassic of Italy (1)

Total: 236 collections including 243 occurrences

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