†family Thescelosauridae Sternberg 1937 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1937. Classification of Thescelosaurus, with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Geological Society of America 1936:375

Parent taxon: Neornithischia according to D. Madzia et al. 2018

See also Brown et al. 2013, Kuhn 1964, Russell 1984, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1974 and Thulborn 1977

Sister taxa: Agilisaurus, Clypeodonta, Hexinlusaurus, Isaberrysaura, Jeholosauridae, Kulindadromeus, Leaellynasaura, Lesothosaurus, Neornithopoda, Ornithopoda, Othnielosaurus, Stormbergia, Yandusaurus

Subtaxa: Orodrominae Thescelosaurinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (17: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (1), Mongolia (1), South Korea (2), United States (61: Alaska, Alberta, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 83 collections each including a single occurrence

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