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Scutellosaurus Colbert 1981 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38802

Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1981. A primitive ornithischian dinosaur from the Kayenta Formation of Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 53:1-61

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, Scelidosaurus arizonensis, Sinopeltosaurus, Stegosauria, Stegosauromorpha, Tatisaurus, Taveirosaurus, Thyreophoroidea

Subtaxa: Scutellosaurus lawleri

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Type: Scutellosaurus lawleri

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore