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Gargoyleosaurus parkpinorum Carpenter et al. 1998 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82609

Reconstructed skeleton of Gargoyleosaurus parkpinorum (K. Carpenter).

Alternative combinations: Gargoyleosaurus parkpini, Gargoyleosaurus parkpinoorum

Full reference: K. Carpenter, C. Miles, and K. Cloward. 1998. Skull of a Jurassic ankylosaur (Dinosauria). Nature 393:782-783

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DMNH 27726. Its type locality is Bone Cabin Quarry West (BCQ West), which is in a Kimmeridgian terrestrial sandstone/mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore