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Wuerhosaurus homheni Dong 1973 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56493

Alternative combination: Stegosaurus homheni

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1973. [Dinosaurs from Wuerho]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (II): Pterosaurian Fauna from Wuerho, Sinkiang. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica 11:45-52

Belongs to Wuerhosaurus according to K. Carpenter 2010

Sister taxa: Stegosaurus affinis, Stegosaurus armatus, Stegosaurus armatus, Stegosaurus stenops, Stegosaurus ungulatus, Hypsirhophus seeleyanus, Stegosaurus discurus

Type specimen: IVPP V.4006, a skeleton. Its type locality is Wuerho, IVPP site 64043, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Lianmugin Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore