Gastonia Kirkland 1998 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Full reference: J. I. Kirkland. 1998. A polacanthine ankylosaur (Ornithischia: Dinosauria) from the Early Cretaceous (Barremian) of eastern Utah. Lower and Middle Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems (S. G. Lucas, J. I. Kirkland, & J. W. Estep, eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 14:271-281

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

See also Blows 2001, Britt et al. 2009, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2008, Carpenter and Kirkland 1998, Carpenter et al. 1999, Ford 2000, Kilbourne and Carpenter 2005, Kirkland 1998, Kirkland et al. 2013, Kirkland and Loewen 2011, Lü et al. 2007, Lü et al. 2007, Osi and Makádi 2009, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Vickaryous et al. 2004 and Vickaryous et al. 2001

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

Subtaxa: Gastonia burgei

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Utah collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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