A new phylogeny of Stegosauria (Dinosauria, Ornithischia)

@article{Raven2017ANP,
  title={A new phylogeny of Stegosauria (Dinosauria, Ornithischia)},
  author={Thomas J. Raven and Susannah C. R. Maidment},
  journal={Palaeontology},
  year={2017},
  volume={60}
}
The stegosaurs are some of the most easily recognizable dinosaurs, but are surprisingly rare as fossils. Consequently much remains unknown about their palaeobiology, and every new stegosaurian find contributes to our understanding of the evolution of the clade. Since the last attempt to examine the evolutionary relationships of Stegosauria, new specimens have come to light, including the most complete individual of Stegosaurus ever found, new taxa have been described and, perhaps most… 

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