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Wuerhosaurus ordosensis Dong 1994 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64144

Full reference: Z.-M. Dong. 1994. A new species of stegosaur (Dinosauria) from the Ordos Basin, Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2174-2176

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

Sister taxa: 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, Stegosaurus sulcatus, Tuojiangosaurus

Type specimen: IVPP V6877. Its type locality is SCDP Yangpo, Ordos dinosaur site, which is in a Valanginian/Albian terrestrial siltstone/sandstone in the Ejinhoro Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore