Amtosaurus Kurzanov and Tumanova 1978 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

Full reference: S. M. Kurzanov and T. A. Tumanova. 1978. The structure of the endocranium in some Mongolian ankylosaurs. Paleontological Journal 1978(3):369-374

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

See also Averianov 2002, Barsbold 1997, Carpenter 2001, Carroll 1988, Ford 2000, Parish and Barrett 2004, Tumanova 1987 and Tumanova 2000

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Dracopelta, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Niobrarasaurus, Nodosauridae, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sarcolestes, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus, Tianchiasaurus

Subtaxa: Amtosaurus magnus

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Type: Amtosaurus magnus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Amtgay (SMPE) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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