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Peloroplites Carpenter et al. 2008 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 147029

Alternative spelling: Peleroplites

Full reference: K. Carpenter, J. Bartlett, J. Bird and R. Barrick. 2008. Ankylosaurs from the Price River Quarries, Cedar Mountain Formation (Lower Cretaceous), east-central Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(4):1089-1101

Parent taxon: Nodosauridae according to F. Han et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acantholipan, Animantarx, Antarctopelta, Borealopelta, Dongyangopelta, Edmontonia, Edmontoniinae, Gargoyleosaurus, Gastonia, Glyptodontopelta, Hoplitosaurus, Hoplosaurus, Hylaeosaurus, Invictarx, Mymoorapelta, Nodosaurinae, Nodosaurus, Panoplosaurinae, Panoplosaurus, Pawpawsaurus, Polacanthus, Propanoplosaurus, Sauropelta, Sauropeltinae, Silvisaurus, Struthiosaurinae, Struthiosaurus, Taohelong, Tatankacephalus, Texasetes, Zhejiangosaurus, Hylosaurus

Subtaxa: Peloroplites cedrimontanus

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Type: Peloroplites cedrimontanus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore