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
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
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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