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Noun1.Thyreophora - armored dinosaurs: stegosaurs and ankylosaurs
animal order - the order of animals
order Ornithischia, Ornithischia - extinct terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises: armored dinosaurs (thyreophorans); boneheaded and horned dinosaurs (marginocephalians); duck-billed dinosaurs (euronithopods)
armored dinosaur - dinosaurs having bony armour
genus Stegosaurus - quadrupedal armored herbivore of the Jurassic and Cretaceous
genus Ankylosaurus - armored herbivorous dinosaurs of the Cretaceous
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This book details the history of the theropods, sauropods, ornithopods, thyreophorans and all other species found in the British Isles.
2008), the presence of thyreophorans is not certain at Lo Hueco.
Despite the fact that thyreophorans have been described in Spain (Pereda-Suberbiola, 2006), no other quadrupedal dinosaurs, apart from sauropods, have been identified in the late Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula.