Zhongyuanosaurus Li et al. 2007 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Alternative spellings: Zhongyuangosaurus, Zhongyuansaurus

Full reference: X. Li, J. Lü, X. Zhang, S. Jia, W. Hu, J. Zhang, Y. Wu and Q. Ji. 2007. [A new nodosaurid dinosaur fossil from the Cretaceous Period of Ruyang, Henan]. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(4):433-438

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to F. Han et al. 2014

See also Amiot et al. 2010, Li et al. 2007, Lü 2008, Lü et al. 2007 and Xu et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurinae, Ankylosaurus, Cedarpelta, Chuanqilong, Crichtonsaurus, Gobisaurus, Heishansaurus, Liaoningosaurus, Minmi, Nodocephalosaurus, Palaeoscincus asper, Pinacosaurus, Polacanthinae, Saichania, Shamosaurinae, Shamosaurus, Stegopeltinae, Syrmosaurinae, Talarurus, Tarchia, Tsagantegia, Ziapelta

Subtaxa: Zhongyuangosaurus luoyangensis

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Type: Zhongyuangosaurus luoyangensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Liufugou, Liudan (Cretaceous of China)

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