Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis 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

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

See also Arbour et al. 2014, Burns 2008, Burns and Sullivan 2011, Burns and Sullivan 2011, Carpenter 2001, Ford 2000, Han et al. 2014, Jasinski 2015, Kirkland et al. 2013, Sullivan 1999, Sullivan and Fowler 2006, Sullivan and Lucas 2003 and Vickaryous et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMP VP-900. Its type locality is SMP Loc. 319, which is in a Campanian terrestrial mudstone in the Kirtland Formation of New Mexico.

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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