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Sarcolestes Lydekker 1893 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38829

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1893. On the jaw of a new carnivorous dinosaur from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 49:284-287

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Amtosaurus, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Dracopelta, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Metatetrapous, Niobrarasaurus, Nodosauridae, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Qijiangpus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus, Tianchiasaurus

Subtaxa: Sarcolestes leedsi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore