A new order of extinct Reptilia (Stegosauria) from the Jurassic of the Rocky Mountains

@article{Marsh1877ANO,
  title={A new order of extinct Reptilia (Stegosauria) from the Jurassic of the Rocky Mountains},
  author={Othniel Charles Marsh},
  journal={American Journal of Science},
  year={1877},
  volume={s3-14},
  pages={513 - 514}
}
  • O. C. Marsh
  • Published 1 December 1877
  • Geology
  • American Journal of Science
THE Museum of Yale College has recently received the greater portion of the skeleton of a huge reptile, which proves to ue one of the lDost remarkable animals yet discovered. It was found on the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains, in beds which I bave regarded as corresponding nearly to the Wealden of Europe, and which may be classed as upper J massic. 'l'be remains are well preserved, but are embedded in so hard a matrix that considemble time and lauor will be required to prepare them for a… 

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