Nodocephalosaurus Sullivan 1999 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: R. M. Sullivan. 1999. Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis, gen. et sp. nov., a new ankylosaurid dinosaur (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Upper Campanian) San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(1):126-139

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to V. M. Arbour et al. 2014

See also Burns 2007, Burns 2008, Carpenter 2001, Ford 2000, Han et al. 2014, Jasinski 2015, Sullivan 1999, Sullivan and Fowler 2006, Vickaryous et al. 2004 and Vickaryous et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurinae, Ankylosaurus, Cedarpelta, Chuanqilong, Crichtonsaurus, Gobisaurus, Heishansaurus, Liaoningosaurus, Minmi, Palaeoscincus asper, Pinacosaurus, Polacanthinae, Saichania, Shamosaurinae, Shamosaurus, Stegopeltinae, Syrmosaurinae, Talarurus, Tarchia, Tsagantegia, Zhongyuanosaurus, Ziapelta

Subtaxa: Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (6: New Mexico collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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