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Edmontonia longiceps Sternberg 1928 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63920

Alternative combination: Panoplosaurus longiceps

Synonym: Denversaurus schlessmani Bakker 1988 (taxon 68191)

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1928. A new armored dinosaur from the Edmonton Formation of Alberta. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 3 22:93-106

Belongs to Edmontonia according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Edmontonia rugosidens

Type specimens:

  • Edmontonia longiceps: NMC 8531, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Edmontonia type, northwest of Morrin, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Canada.
  • Denversaurus schlessmani: DMNH 468. Its type locality is Twito ranch (DMNH), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore