Struthiosaurus austriacus Bunzel 1871 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Nodosauridae

Alternative combination: Struthiosaurus austricus

Synonyms: Crataeomus lepidophorus Seeley 1881, Crataeomus lopidophorus Seeley 1881, Crataeomus pawlowitschi Seeley 1881, Crataeomus pawlowitschii Seeley 1881, Danubiosaurus anceps Bunzel 1871, Hoplosaurus insignis Seeley 1881, Hoplosaurus ischyrus Seeley 1881, Leipsanosaurus noricus Nopcsa 1918, Pleuropeltus suessi Seeley 1881, Pleuropeltus suessii Seeley 1881, Struthiosaurus lepidophorus Seeley 1881, Struthiosaurus noricus Nopcsa 1918, Struthiosaurus pawlovitschi Seeley 1881, Struthiosaurus pawlowitchi Seeley 1881, Struthiosaurus pawlowitschii Seeley 1881

Full reference: E. Bunzel. 1871. Die Reptilfauna der Gosauformation in der Neuen Welt bei Weiner-Neustadt. Abhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 5:1-18

Belongs to Struthiosaurus according to A. Osi and E. Prondvai 2013

See also Bunzel 1871, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2001, Dinca et al. 1971, Ford 2000, Gaete et al. 2011, Garcia and Pereda-Suberbiola 2003, Han et al. 2014, Hennig 1915, Jeletzky 1960, Kirkland et al. 2013, Kuhn 1964, Lapparent 1947, Laurent et al. 2001, Le Loeuff 1998, McIntosh 1981, Molnar 1980, Molnar and Frey 1987, Molnar et al. 1990, Nopcsa 1902, Nopcsa 1915, Nopcsa 1915, Nopcsa 1918, Nopcsa 1923, Nopcsa 1929, Osi and Makádi 2009, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 1997, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2001, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2007, Pereda Suberbiola and Galton 2007, Pereda-Suberbiola and Galton 1992, Pereda-Suberbiola and Galton 1994, Sauvage 1882, Seeley 1881, Tatarinov 1964, Vickaryous et al. 2004 and Weishampel et al. 1991

Sister taxa: Struthiosaurus languedocensis, Struthiosaurus transylvanicus

Type specimens:

  • Struthiosaurus austriacus: PIWU 2349/6, a skull. Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.
  • Crataeomus lepidophorus: Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.
  • Crataeomus pawlowitschii: Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.
  • Danubiosaurus anceps: PIWU. Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.
  • Hoplosaurus ischyrus: PIUW 2349/uncatalogued. Its type locality is Weiner Neustadt 2 (PIUW), which is in a Campanian terrestrial claystone in the Coal-Bearing Complex Formation of Austria.
  • Leipsanosaurus noricus: NHM 1861.I.46, a tooth. Its type locality is Frankenhof, Piesting, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Coal-Bearing Complex Formation of Austria.
  • Pleuropeltus suessii: Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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