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Hesperosaurus mjosi Carpenter et al. 2001 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68159

Alternative combination: Stegosaurus mjosi

Full reference: K. Carpenter, C. A. Miles, and K. Cloward. 2001. New primitive stegosaur from the Morrison Formation, Wyoming. The Armored Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 55-75

Belongs to Hesperosaurus according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HMNH 001. Its type locality is Buffalo Quarry, Smith Ranch, which is in a Kimmeridgian terrestrial sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore