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Nodocephalosaurus Sullivan 1999 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68007

Full reference: R. M. Sullivan. 1999. Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis, gen. et sp. nov., a new ankylosaurid dinosaur (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Upper Campanian) San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(1):126-139

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to V. M. Arbour et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis

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Type: Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore