Aletopelta coombsi Ford and Kirkland 2001 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: T. L. Ford and J. I. Kirkland. 2001. Carlsbad ankylosaur (Ornithischia, Ankylosauria): an ankylosaurid and not a nodosaurid. The Armored Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 239-260

Belongs to Aletopelta according to B. R. Peecook and C. A. Sidor 2015

See also Burns 2007, Burns 2008, Carpenter 2001, Ford and Kirkland 2001, Kirkland et al. 2013 and Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SDNHM 33909, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Carlsbad Ankylosaur (SDNHM Loc. 3392), which is in a Campanian offshore mudstone/sandstone in the Point Loma Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Carlsbad Ankylosaur (SDNHM Loc. 3392)

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