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Antarctopelta Salgado and Gasparini 2006 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77202

Full reference: L. Salgado and Z. Gasparini. 2006. Reappraisal of an ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of James Ross Island (Antarctica). Geodiversitas 28(1):119-135

Parent taxon: Nodosauridae according to A. Otero and M. Reguero 2013

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

Subtaxa: Antarctopelta oliveroi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore