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†family Scelidosauridae Cope 1869 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38799

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part I. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:1-104

Parent taxon: Thyreophora according to Z. Dong 2001

Sister taxa: Andhrasaurus, Ankylosauria, Apraedentalia, Bienosaurus, Bienosaurus lufengensis, Emausaurus, Lusitanosaurus, Lusitanosaurus liasicus, Omosaurus hastiger, Regnosaurus, Scelidosauria, Scelidosaurus, Scelidosaurus arizonensis, Scutellosaurus, Sinopeltosaurus, Stegosauria, Stegosauromorpha, Tatisaurus, Taveirosaurus, Thyreophoroidea

Subtaxa: none

Type: Scelidosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore