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Scelidosaurus Owen 1861 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38801

Full reference: R. Owen. 1861. A monograph of a fossil dinosaur (Scelidosaurus harrisonii, Owen) of the Lower Lias, part I. Monographs on the British fossil Reptilia from the Oolitic Formations 1:1-14

Parent taxon: Thyreophora according to D. Madzia et al. 2018

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

Subtaxa: Scelidosaurus harrisonii

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Type: Scelidosaurus harrisonii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore