Crichtonsaurus benxiensis Lü et al. 2007 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: J. Lü, Q. Ji, Y. Gao and Z. Li. 2007. A new species of the ankylosaurid dinosaur Crichtonsaurus (Ankylosauridae: Ankylosauria) from the Cretaceous of Liaoning Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(6):883-897

Belongs to Crichtonsaurus according to J. Lü et al. 2007

See also Han et al. 2014 and Kirkland et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Crichtonsaurus bohlini

Type specimen: BXGM V0012, a skull. Its type locality is Beipiao ankylosaur site (PROXY), which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian terrestrial horizon in the Sunjiawan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Beipiao ankylosaur site (PROXY)

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