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Hesperosaurus Carpenter et al. 2001 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Stegosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68158

Full reference: K. Carpenter, C. A. Miles, and K. Cloward. 2001. New primitive stegosaur from the Morrison Formation, Wyoming. The Armored Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 55-75

Parent taxon: Stegosauridae according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Alcovasaurus, Changdusaurus, Dacentrurinae, Huayangosaurinae, Jiangjunosaurus, Kentrosaurinae, Kentrosaurus, Lexovisaurus, Loricatosaurus, Natronasaurus, Priodontosaurus, Sauraechmodon, Scelidosaurinae, Siamodracon, Stegosaurinae, Stegosaurus, Wuerhosaurus mongoliensis, Yingshanosaurus

Subtaxa: Hesperosaurus mjosi

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Type: Hesperosaurus mjosi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore