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†family Nodosauridae Marsh 1890 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38817

Alternative spelling: Nodosauria

Synonyms: Acanthopholidae Nopcsa 1902 (no. 53389), Acanthopholididae Nopcsa 1902 (no. 66581), Acanthopholinae Nopcsa 1902 (no. 72197), Achantopholidae Nopcsa 1902 (no. 366668), Hylaeosauridae Nopcsa 1902 (no. 81253), Palaeoscincidae Nopcsa 1918 (no. 81254), Polacanthidae Wieland 1911 (no. 68113)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1890. Additional characters of the Ceratopsidae, with notice of new Cretaceous dinosaurs. American Journal of Science 39:418-426

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to F. Han et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Amtosaurus, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Dracopelta, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Niobrarasaurus, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sarcolestes, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus, Tianchiasaurus

Subtaxa: Acantholipan, Animantarx, Antarctopelta, Borealopelta, Dongyangopelta, Edmontonia, Edmontoniinae, Gargoyleosaurus, Gastonia, Glyptodontopelta, Hoplitosaurus, Hoplosaurus, Hylaeosaurus, Hylosaurus, Invictarx, Mymoorapelta, Nodosaurinae, Nodosaurus, Panoplosaurinae, Panoplosaurus, Pawpawsaurus, Peloroplites, Polacanthus, Propanoplosaurus, Sauropelta, Sauropeltinae, Silvisaurus, Struthiosaurinae, Struthiosaurus, Taohelong, Tatankacephalus, Texasetes, Zhejiangosaurus

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Type: Nodosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore