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Kentrosaurus aethiopicus Hennig 1915 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56490

Alternative combinations: Kentrorosaurus aethiopicus, Kentrosaurus aethiopus, Kentrurosaurus aethiopicus

Full reference: E. Hennig. 1915. Kentrosaurus aethiopicus der Stegosauride des Tendaguru [Kentrosaurus aethiopicus the stegosaurid from Tendaguru]. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1915:219-247

Belongs to Kentrosaurus according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HMN St 694, St 695, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Tendaguru quarry St, which is in a Kimmeridgian estuary/bay marl in the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 496.1

Estimated body mass: 508.1 kg based on femur length