Dacentrurus armatus Marsh 1877 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

Alternative combinations: Omosaurus armatus, Osmosaurus armatus

Synonyms: Dacentrurus lennieri Nopcsa 1911, Omosaurus lennieri Nopcsa 1911

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. A new order of extinct Reptilia (Stegosauria) from the Jurassic of the Rocky Mountains. American Journal of Science and Arts 14:513-514

Belongs to Dacentrurus according to P. M. Galton 1990

See also Blows 2001, Buffetaut et al. 1991, Butler et al. 2008, Carpenter et al. 2001, Casanovas-Cladellas et al. 1995, Casanovas-Cladellas et al. 1995, Cobos and Gascó 2013, Cobos et al. 2008, Cope 1878, Delair 1960, Delair 1973, Depéret 1896, Dollo 1889, Escaso et al. 2006, Escaso et al. 2007, Gaete et al. 2011, Galton 1982, Galton 1982, Galton 1983, Galton 1985, Galton 1990, Galton 1991, Galton 1994, Galton and Boiné 1980, Galton and Carpenter 2016, Galton and Upchurch 2004, García-Ramos et al. 2008, Hennig 1915, Hudleston 1876, Hulke 1887, Hulke 1887, Kuhn 1964, Lapparent 1967, Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1951, Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957, Lucas 1902, Lull 1910, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Mansel-Pleydell 1896, Marsh 1896, Mateus 2006, Mateus and Milàn 2010, Naish and Martill 2008, Nopcsa 1911, Owen 1875, Owen 1877, Pascual et al. 2012, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2005, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2003, Rioult 1978, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2013, Sauvage 1876, Sauvage 1880, Sauvage 1902, Seeley 1893, Suñer et al. 2008, Swinton 1970, Thulborn 1975, Ulansky 2014, Ulansky 2014, Woodward and Sherborn 1890 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Dacentrurus armatus: BMNH 46013, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Swindon Brick and Tile Company brick pit, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine claystone in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Omosaurus lennieri: MHNH A, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Octeville beach, Cap de la Hève, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine lime mudstone in the Argiles d'Octeville Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Portugal (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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