Wuerhosaurus homheni Dong 1973 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Alternative combination: Stegosaurus homheni

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1973. [Dinosaurs from Wuerho]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (II): Pterosaurian Fauna from Wuerho, Sinkiang. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica 11:45-52

Belongs to Wuerhosaurus according to K. Carpenter 2010

See also Carpenter et al. 2001, Chao 1980, Dong 1973, Dong 1990, Dong 1992, Dong 1994, Dong 1994, Dong 2001, Galton 1981, Galton 1990, Galton and Carpenter 2016, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Li et al. 1986, Maidment et al. 2008, Mateus et al. 2009, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2003, Pereda-Suberbiola et al. 2013, Qi et al. 1986, Ruiz-OmeƱaca and Canudo 2003, Shen and Mateer 1992, Ulansky 2014, Ulansky 2014, Ulansky 2014, Wings et al. 2007, Xing et al. 2013 and Zhao 1986

Sister taxa: Stegosaurus affinis, Stegosaurus armatus, Stegosaurus armatus, Stegosaurus stenops, Stegosaurus ungulatus, Hypsirhophus seeleyanus, Stegosaurus discurus

Type specimen: IVPP V.4006, a skeleton. Its type locality is Wuerho, IVPP site 64043, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Lianmugin Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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