Stegosaurus

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Stegosaurus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic, 155–150Ma
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Moontit skeleton o S. stenops, Natural History Museum, Lunnon
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
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. 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.