Shamosaurus scutatus Tumanova 1983 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: T. A. Tumanova. 1983. Pervyy ankilozavr iz nizhnego mela Mongolii [The first ankylosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia]. In L. P. Tatarinov, R. Barsbold, E. Vorobyeva, B. Luvsandanzan, B. A. Trofimov, Yu. A. Reshetov, & M. A. Shishkin (eds.), Iskopayemyye reptilii mongolii [Fossil Reptiles of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongol'skaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditsiya 24:110-118

Belongs to Shamosaurus according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

See also Amiot et al. 2010, Barsbold 1997, Carpenter 2001, Carpenter et al. 2001, Ford 2000, Han et al. 2014, Kirkland et al. 2013, Tumanova 1983, Tumanova 1986, Tumanova 1987, Tumanova 2000, Vickaryous et al. 2001 and Vickaryous and Ryan 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 3779/2, a skull. Its type locality is Chamrin-Us [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3779), which is in an Aptian/Albian lacustrine - large claystone/sandstone in the Dzunbain Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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