Edmontonia longiceps Sternberg 1928 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Alternative combination: Panoplosaurus longiceps

Synonym: Denversaurus schlessmani Bakker 1988

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1928. A new armored dinosaur from the Edmonton Formation of Alberta. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 3 22:93-106

Belongs to Edmontonia according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

See also Bakker 1988, Bodily 1970, Burns 2008, Carpenter 1990, Carpenter 2001, Coombs 1979, Coombs 1990, Coombs and Deméré 1996, Currie 2000, Eberth 1997, Ford 2000, Ford and Kirkland 2001, Garcia and Pereda-Suberbiola 2003, Kirkland et al. 2013, Kuhn 1964, Leahey and Salisbury 2013, Lü et al. 2007, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Russell 1930, Russell 1933, Russell 1940, Russell 1964, Russell 1966, Russell and Chamney 1967, Simmons 1965, Stanford et al. 2011, Sternberg 1928, Sternberg 1933, Vickaryous 2006 and Wolberg 1980

Sister taxon: Edmontonia rugosidens

Type specimens:

  • Edmontonia longiceps: NMC 8531, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is 7 miles northwest of Morrin (20 ft level) [NMC], which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Canada.
  • Denversaurus schlessmani: DMNH 468. Its type locality is Twito ranch (DMNH), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta collections), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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