Niobrarasaurus coleii Mehl 1936 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Alternative combinations: Hierosaurus coleii, Niobrarasaurus colei

Full reference: M. G. Mehl. 1936. Hierosaurus coleii: a new aquatic dinosaur from the Niobrara Cretaceous of Kansas. Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, Denison University 31:1-20

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

See also Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 1995, Carpenter and Everhart 2007, Coombs and Deméré 1996, Ford 2000, Ford and Kirkland 2001, Galton 2019, Garcia and Pereda-Suberbiola 2003, Han et al. 2014, Mehl 1936 and Osi and Makádi 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FHSM VP-14855 (= MU 650 VP), a partial skeleton. Its type locality is tributary of Smoky Hill River, which is in a Coniacian marine chalk in the Niobrara Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of United States (2: Kansas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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