Thescelosaurus edmontonensis Sternberg 1940 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1940. Thescelosaurus edmontonensis, n. sp., and classification of the Hypsilophodontidae. Journal of Paleontology 14(5):481-494

Belongs to Thescelosaurus according to C. A. Boyd et al. 2009

See also Butler et al. 2008, Eberth 1997, Galton 1989, Galton 1995, Kuhn 1964, Norman et al. 2004, Russell 1964, Russell 1966, Simmons 1965, Sternberg 1940, Sternberg 1951, Sues and Norman 1990 and Thulborn 1975

Sister taxa: Bugenasaura infernalis, Thescelosaurus assiniboiensis, Thescelosaurus garbanii, Thescelosaurus neglectus

Type specimen: NMC No. 8537, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton with partial skull and partial forelimbs). Its type locality is 8 miles northwest of Rumsey (260 ft level) [NMC], which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at 8 miles northwest of Rumsey (260 ft level) [NMC]

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