stegosaur

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stegosaur

or

Stegosaurus

a quadrupedal herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur of the suborder Stegosauria, a large JURASSIC PERIOD reptile up to 9 m in length. Stegosaurs possessed large neural spines which supported very large, vertical, triangular plates of armour.
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(2009): Stegosaurian dinosaurs from the Villar del Arzobispo Formation of Teruel (Spain).
(1982): The postcranial anatomy of the stegosaurian dinosaur Kentrosaurus from the Upper Jurassic of Tanzania, East Africa.
Postcranial remains of stegosaurian dinosaur Dacentrurus from Upper Jurassic and Portugal.
(2003): First stegosaurian dinosaur remains from the Early Cretaceous of Burgos (Spain), with a review of Cretaceous stegosaurs.