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Prenocephale Maryanska and Osmolska 1974 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38790

Synonym: Sphaerotholus Williamson and Carr 2003 (taxon 67681)

Full reference: T. Maryanska and H. Osmolska. 1974. Pachycephalosauria, a new suborder of ornithischian dinosaurs. Palaeontologia Polonica 30:45-102

Parent taxon: Pachycephalosauridae according to R. K. Schott et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acrotholus, Amtocephale, Colepiocephale, Gravitholus, Hanssuesia, Pachycephalosaurinae, Pachycephalosaurini, Stegoceras, Texacephale, Troodon bexelli, Tylocephale, Domocephalinae

Subtaxa: Prenocephale prenes, Sphaerotholus brevis, Sphaerotholus buchholtzae, Sphaerotholus edmontonense, Sphaerotholus goodwini

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Type: Prenocephale prenes

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore