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It was recombined as Tianchisaurus nedegoapeferima by Dong (1994); it was considered a nomen dubium by Carpenter (2001) and Vickaryous et al. (2004); it was considered a nomen dubium by Delsate et al. (2018).
|Year||Name and author|
|1993||Tianchiasaurus nedegoapeferima Dong p. 259 figs. 2-5; Pl. 1-4|
|1994||Tianchisaurus nedegoapeferima Dong p. 142|
|2000||Tianchiasaurus nedegoapeferima Tumanova p. 530|
|2001||Tianchiasaurus nedegoapeferima Dong p. 97|
|2007||Tianchiasaurus nedegoapeferima Norman et al. p. 867|
|2014||Tianchisaurus nedegoapefererima Han et al. p. 1|
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|Z. Dong 1993||A primitive, small (up to 3 meters long) anklyosaur with well developed armour in the shoulder region and many small scutes in the thorax. Skull relatively heavy, and a little wider than that of Scelidosaurus. Mandible thinner than in other known ankylosaurs, but similar to those of stegosaurs. Intercentrum and arch of atlas not co-ossified with ribs. Dorsal vertebrae amphiplatyan, and primitive for an ankylosaur. Dorsal centra and ribs not co-ossified. Sacrum consists of seven vertebrae, including to clear dorsosacrals and one caudosacral. Small, flat tail club. Fourth trochanter of femur long and prominent. Metatarsals (I–IV) rather primitive for an ankylosaur.|