Stegosaurus

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Stegosaurus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic, 155–150 Ma
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Moontit skeleton o S. stenops, Natural History Museum, Lunnon
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Stegosauria
Faimily: Stegosauridae
Subfaimily: Stegosaurinae
Genus: Stegosaurus
Marsh, 1877
Teep species
Stegosaurus stenops
Marsh, 1887
Ither species
  • S. ungulatus Marsh, 1879
  • S. sulcatus Marsh, 1887
Synonyms
  • Hypsirhophus Cope, 1879
  • Diracodon Marsh, 1881

Stegosaurus is a genus o airmoured dinosaur.[1] Fossils o this genus date tae the Late Jurassic period, whaur thay are foond in Kimmeridgian tae early Tithonian aged strata, atween 155 an 150 million years ago, in the wastren Unitit States an Portugal.[2]

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  2. Costa, Francisco; Mateus, Octávio (2019 Nov 13). "Dacentrurine stegosaurs (Dinosauria): A new specimen of Miragaia longicollum from the Late Jurassic of Portugal resolves taxonomical validity and shows the occurrence of the clade in North America". PLOS ONE (in Inglis). 14 (11): e0224263. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0224263. ISSN 1932-6203. PMC 6853308. PMID 31721771. Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: PMC format (link)