† Ankylosaurinae


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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Archosauriformes  ⇒ ohne Rang: Crurotarsi  ⇒ Klade: Archosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Avemetatarsalia  ⇒ Klade: Ornithodira  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauriformes  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauria  ⇒ Klade: Ornithischia  ⇒ Klade: Thyreophora  ⇒ Unterordnung: Ankylosauria  ⇒ Ankylosauridae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Nopcsa, 1918

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 100.5 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Upper/Late Cretaceous
(Obere Kreide)
Lower/Early Cretaceous
(Untere Kreide)

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: gregarious, ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


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On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 23)

Taxonomic assignment (22)

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  • J. P. Wiersma, 2018 - A new southern Laramidian ankylosaurid, Akainacephalus johnsoni gen. et sp. nov., from the upper Campanian Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah, USA - PeerJ (6), - (journal article, English)
  • W.-J. Zheng, 2018 - The most basal ankylosaurine dinosaur from the Albian-Cenomanian of China, with implications for the evolution of the tail club - Scientific Reports (8), - (journal article, English)
  • P. Penkalski, 2018 - Revised systematics of the armoured dinosaur Euoplocephalus and its allies - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen (287), 261-306 (journal article, English)
  • V. M. Arbour, 2017 - Unusual cranial and postcranial anatomy in the archetypal ankylosaur Ankylosaurus magniventris - Facets (2), 764-794 (journal article, English)
  • V. M. Arbour, 2017 - A new ankylosaurine dinosaur from the Judith River Formation of Montana, USA, based on an exceptional skeleton with soft tissue preservation - Royal Society Open Science (4), - (journal article, English)
  • V. M. Arbour, 2016 - Systematics, phylogeny and palaeobiogeography of the ankylosaurid dinosaurs - Journal of Systematic Palaeontology (14), 385-444 (journal article, English)
  • P. Penkalski, 2014 - A new ankylosaurid from the late Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation of Montana, USA - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (), - (journal article, English)
  • F. Han, 2014 - A new basal ankylosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of Liaoning Province, China - PLoS ONE (9), e1045-17 (journal article, English)
  • V. M. Arbour, 2014 - The ankylosaurid dinosaurs of the Upper Cretaceous Baruungoyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (172), 631-652 (journal article, English)
  • M. E. Burns, 2011 - A new ankylosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, with comments on the diversity of ankylosaurids in New Mexico - Fossil Record 3. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin (53), 169-178 (book chapter, English)
  • M. K. Vickaryous, 2004 - Ankylosauria - The Dinosauria (second edition). University of California Press, Berkeley (), 363-392 (book/book chapter, English)
  • P. M. Barrett, 1998 - A new ankylosaurian dinosaur (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (18), 376-384 (journal article, English)
  • P. C. Sereno, 1986 - Phylogeny of the bird-hipped dinosaurs (order Ornithischia) - National Geographic Research (2), 234-256 (journal article, English)
  • C. M. Sternberg, 1929 - A toothless armoured dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta - Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey Bulletin (54), 28-33 (journal article, )
  • B. F. Nopsca, 1928 - Palaeontological notes on reptiles. VI. Scolosaurus cutleri, a new dinosaur - Geologica Hungarica, Series Palaeontologica (1), 54-74 (journal article, English)
  • W. A. Parks, 1924 - Dyoplosaurus acutosquameus, a new genus and species of armoured dinosaur; and notes on a skeleton of Prosaurolophus maximus - University of Toronto Studies, Geological Series (18), 1-35 (journal article, )
  • L. M. Lambe, 1910 - Note on the parietal crest of Centrosaurus apertus and a proposed new generic name for Stereocephalus tutus - The Ottawa Naturalist (24), 149-151 (journal article, English)
  • B. Brown, 1908 - The Ankylosauridae, a new family of armored dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (24), 187-201 (journal article, English)
  • L. M. Lambe, 1902 - New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous) - Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology (3), 25-81 (serial monograph, English)


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Database ID 21376