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Niobrarasaurus coleii Mehl 1936 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 65208

Alternative combinations: Hierosaurus coleii, Niobrarasaurus colei

Full reference: M. G. Mehl. 1936. Hierosaurus coleii: a new aquatic dinosaur from the Niobrara Cretaceous of Kansas. Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, Denison University 31:1-20

Belongs to Niobrarasaurus according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FHSM VP-14855 (= MU 650 VP), a partial skeleton. Its type locality is tributary of Smoky Hill River, which is in a Coniacian marine chalk in the Niobrara Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): radius length 193.0, ulna length 270.8