Xiaosaurus dashanpensis Dong and Tang 1983 (small lizard)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: Z. Dong and Z. Tang. 1983. New ornithopod genus from the Middle Jurassic of Sichuan Basin, China . Vertebrata PalAsiatica 21(2):168-171

Belongs to Xiaosaurus according to R. J. Butler et al. 2008

See also Barrett et al. 2005, Carpenter 2010, Dong 1992, Dong 1997, Dong and Tang 1983, Norman et al. 2004, Sereno 1991 and Zheng et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V6730A. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry [Xiashaximiao Fm.], which is in an Oxfordian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry [Xiashaximiao Fm.]

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