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Stegosaurus sulcatus Marsh 1879 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 56494

Belongs to Stegosauria according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Adratiklit, Amargastegos, Chialingosaurus, Chialingosaurus kuani, Craterosaurus, Deltapodus, Eoplophysis, Euscelosaurus, Ferganastegos, Garbina, Huayangosauridae, Huayangosaurus, Lexovisaurus durobrivensis, Luluichnus, Monkonosaurus, Nodosauroidea, Omosaurus leedsi, Paranthodon, Psalisauridae, Rigalitidae, Saldamosaurus, Stegopodus, Stegosauridae, Tuojiangosaurus, Wuerhosaurus ordosensis

Type specimen: USNM 4937. Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore