Psittacosaurus mongoliensis Osborn 1923 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Synonyms: Protiguanodon mongoliense Osborn 1923, Protiguanodon mongoliensis Osborn 1923, Psittacosaurus guyangensis Cheng 1982, Psittacosaurus osborni Young 1932, Psittacosaurus protiguanodonensis Young 1958, Psittacosaurus tingi Young 1932

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1923. Two Lower Cretaceous dinosaurs of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 95:1-10

Belongs to Psittacosaurus according to E. M. Morschhauser et al. 2019

See also Alifanov 2008, Averianov et al. 2006, Bakker et al. 1990, Barsbold 1997, Bohlin 1953, Brinkman et al. 2001, Butler and Sullivan 2009, Butler et al. 2008, Campione and Holmes 2006, Chao 1980, Cheng 1982, Coombs 1980, Coombs 1982, Dong 1992, Dong 1994, Dong 1997, Eberth et al. 1994, Erickson 1997, Han et al. 2015, Jaekel 1929, Kuhn 1964, Leshchinskiy et al. 2000, Makovicky 2001, Osborn 1923, Osborn 1924, Osborn 1930, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2012, Qi et al. 1986, Rozhdestvensky 1955, Rozhdestvensky 1974, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Russell 1970, Sereno 1990, Sereno 1990, Sereno 1997, Sereno 2000, Sereno 2010, Sereno et al. 2007, Sereno et al. 2010, Shuvalov 2000, Sues and Galton 1982, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Wang et al. 1999, You and Dodson 2004, You et al. 2008, Young 1932, Young 1935, Young 1958, Yu and Qi 1986, Zhao et al. 2006, Zheng et al. 2015 and Zhou et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Psittacosaurus gobiensis, Psittacosaurus houi, Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis, Psittacosaurus major, Psittacosaurus mazongshanensis, Psittacosaurus meileyingensis, Psittacosaurus neimongoliensis, Psittacosaurus ordosensis, Psittacosaurus sibiricus, Psittacosaurus sinensis, Psittacosaurus xinjiangensis

Type specimens:

  • Psittacosaurus mongoliensis: AMNH 6254, a skeleton. Its type locality is Red Mesa, Artsa Bogdo (AMNH Loc. 11494), which is in a Cretaceous terrestrial horizon in the Öösh Formation of Mongolia.
  • Protiguanodon mongoliense: AMNH 6253. Its type locality is Mt. Uskuk, Tsagan Nor (AMNH 10514), which is in a Cretaceous terrestrial horizon in the Öösh Formation of Mongolia.
  • Psittacosaurus guyangensis: IVPP V.351, 352, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Guyang Basin dinosaur site, which is in a Cretaceous terrestrial siltstone/conglomerate in the Lisangou Formation of China.
  • Psittacosaurus osborni: IVPP V41039, a partial skull. Its type locality is Tebch (SSE), which is in an Aptian terrestrial sandstone in China.
  • Psittacosaurus protiguanodonensis:
  • Psittacosaurus tingi: IVPP V31040, a partial skull. Its type locality is Tebch (SSE), which is in an Aptian terrestrial sandstone in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections), Mongolia (6)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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