Definition of Genus Stegosaurus
1. Noun. Quadrupedal armored herbivore of the Jurassic and Cretaceous.
Group relationships: Suborder Thyreophora, Thyreophora, Thyreophoran
Member holonyms: Stegosaur, Stegosaur Stenops, Stegosaurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Stegosaurus
Literary usage of Genus Stegosaurus
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1. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"This family is typically represented by he genus Stegosaurus ; but before mentioning ... The genus Stegosaurus was originally described from the Upper r ..."
2. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"This family is typically represented by the genus Stegosaurus; but before mentioning that ... The genus Stegosaurus was originally described from the Upper ..."
3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"... Osteology of the Armored Dinosauria in the United States National Museum, with Special Reference to the genus Stegosaurus. FS Nat. Mus., Bull. No. ..."
4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"A recent examination of these specimens by the author disclosed no characters of sufficient importance to separate them from the genus Stegosaurus, and, ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The broad dorsal plates found with the first American specimen, belonging to the genus Stegosaurus, were thought to have been imbedded in the skin like the ..."
6. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... and perhaps, as Marsh suggests, a species of the genus Stegosaurus; and he observes that the Scelidosaurus of Owen is an allied form. ..."