Ankylosauria

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Ankylosauria

[¦aŋ·kə·lə′sȯr·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
A suborder of Cretaceous dinosaurs in the reptilian order Ornithischia characterized by short legs and flattened, heavily armored bodies.
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2010): Ankylosaurian evidences from the Upper Cretaceous of South-Central Pyrenees (Lleida, Spain): a reappraisal.
According to the new data, the ankylosaurians would have survived until the late Maastrichtian in the southern Pyrenees, as reported in the northern basins.
In ankylosaurian ichnotaxa, as Metatetrapous Nopcsa, 1923 and Tetrapodosaurus Sternberg, 1932, pes prints are tetradactyl with forward-oriented digit impressions and a subtriangular contour shape (e.
The ankylosaurian from La Cantalera confirms the presence of a taxon close to the English genus Polacanthus, which could be Ankylosauridae, Polacanthinae or Polacanthidae (according to the classification used), but in any case different from Nodosauridae on account of the absent cingulum in the teeth (Canudo et al.