Niobrarasaurus Carpenter et al. 1995 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: K. Carpenter, D. W. Dilkes, and D. B. Weishampel. 1995. The dinosaurs of the Niobrara Chalk Formation (Upper Cretaceous, Kansas). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(2):275-297

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

See also Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 1995, Carpenter and Everhart 2007, Ford 2000, Ford and Kirkland 2001, Galton 2019 and Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Amtosaurus, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Dracopelta, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Metatetrapous, Nodosauridae, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Qijiangpus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sarcolestes, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus, Tianchiasaurus

Subtaxa: Niobrarasaurus coleii

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Type: Hierosaurus coleii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Kansas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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