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Colepiocephale

Reptilia - Pachycephalosauridae

Taxonomy
Colepiocephale was named by Sullivan (2003). It is not extant. Its type is Stegoceras lambei.

It was synonymized subjectively with Stegoceras by Maryanska et al. (2004) and Williamson and Carr (2006).

It was assigned to Pachycephalosaurinae by Sullivan (2003); and to Pachycephalosauridae by Sullivan (2006) and Schott et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Colepiocephale Sullivan p. 189
2006Colepiocephale Sullivan p. 352
2009Colepiocephale Schott et al. p. 772

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Clypeodonta
Cerapoda
Marginocephalia
Pachycephalosauria()
familyPachycephalosauridae
genusColepiocephale

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2004-12-14 12:50:52
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:52
Source: o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: Middle Campanian or 83.50000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Stegoceras sp. (59378 59379) Troodon sp. (64654)