Polacanthus rudgwickensis Blows 1996 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Full reference: W. T. Blows. 1996. A new species of Polacanthus (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Sussex, England. Geological Magazine 133(6):671-682

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

See also Blows 1996, Blows 1998, Blows 2001, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2001, Gasulla et al. 2011, Han et al. 2014, Naish and Martill 2008, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 1999 and Ruiz-OmeƱaca and Canudo 2003

Sister taxon: Polacanthus foxii

Type specimen: HORSM 1988.1546. Its type locality is Rudgwick Brickworks Quarry, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian terrestrial marl/claystone in the Wessex Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Rudgwick Brickworks Quarry

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