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Re: Clarifying Hierosaurus sternbergi



Tommy Bradley wrote-

> *Hierosaurus coleii* (Mehl, 1936) = *Niobrarasaurus coleii*
>
> While...
> *Hierosaurus sternbergi* (Wieland, 1909) is a nomen dubium.  Is it
included
> with
> *Nodosaurus textilis*?  Or is that an old, outmoded idea?

Yeah, H. coleii was renamed Niobrarasaurus, and H. sternbergi is usually
considered a nomen dubium.  But the latter is not a junior synonym of
Nodosaurus anymore.  Hierosaurus and Niobrarasaurus were actually
contemporaneous, while Nodosaurus lived earlier.

Mickey Mortimer