Dracopelta zbyszewskii Galton 1980 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton. 1980. Partial skeleton of Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. and n. sp., an ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. Géobios 13(3):451-457

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

See also Carpenter 2001, Dong 1993, Escaso et al. 2006, Ford 2000, Galton 1980, Galton 1983, Galton 1991, Mateus 2006, Mateus and Milàn 2010, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2005 and Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MIGM 5787, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Praia do Sul, Ribomar, which is in a Tithonian fluvial-deltaic sandstone in the Farta Pao Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Praia do Sul, Ribomar

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