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Palaeoscincus asper Lambe 1902 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63915

Full reference: L. M. Lambe. 1902. New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous). Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(2):25-81

Belongs to Ankylosauridae according to P. Penkalski and W. T. Blows 2013

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurinae, Ankylosaurus, Anodontosaurus, Cedarpelta, Chuanqilong, Crichtonsaurus, Euoplocephalus, Gobisaurus, Heishansaurus, Liaoningosaurus, Minmi, Nodocephalosaurus, Pinacosaurus, Polacanthinae, Saichania, Scolosaurus, Shamosaurinae, Shamosaurus, Stegopeltinae, Syrmosaurinae, Talarurus, Tarchia, Tsagantegia, Zhongyuanosaurus, Ziapelta

Type specimen: NMC 1349, a tooth. Its type locality is below Berry Creek, Steveville (NMC), which is in a Campanian/Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Oldman Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore