A review of the Late Jurassic stegosaurs (Dinosauria, Stegosauria) from the People's Republic of China

  title={A review of the Late Jurassic stegosaurs (Dinosauria, Stegosauria) from the People's Republic of China},
  author={Susannah C. R. Maidment and Guang-biao Wei},
  journal={Geological Magazine},
  pages={621 - 634}
Seven genera of stegosaurian dinosaur have been named on the basis of material from the Upper Jurassic of China, and this represents a diversity of stegosaurs unparalleled around the world at this time. However, many of the original specimens used to diagnose and describe these species are currently unavailable, and the original descriptions and figures are often inadequate. The Chinese stegosaurs have proven ‘unstable’ in the few cladistic analyses of Stegosauria that have been carried out… 

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