Systematics and phylogeny of Stegosauria (Dinosauria: Ornithischia)

  title={Systematics and phylogeny of Stegosauria (Dinosauria: Ornithischia)},
  author={Susannah C. R. Maidment and David B. Norman and Paul M. Barrett and Paul Upchurch},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  pages={367 - 407}
Synopsis Stegosauria is a clade of ornithischian dinosaurs characterised by a bizarre array of dermal armour extending, in two parasagittal rows, from the cervical region to the end of the tail. Although Stegosaurus is one of the most familiar of all dinosaurs, little is known regarding the evolutionary history of this clade. Alpha‐level taxonomic revision of all proposed stegosaur taxa shows that 11 species of stego‐saur can be regarded as valid on the basis of autapomorphies. These are… 

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