Tarchia gigantea Maleev 1956 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Alternative combination: Dyoplosaurus giganteus

Full reference: E. A. Maleev. 1956. Pantsyrnye dinosavry verchnego mela Mongolii (Semeustvo Ankylosauridae) [The Upper Cretaceous armored dinosaurs of Mongolia (family Ankylosauridae)]. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 62:51-91

Belongs to Tarchia according to V. M. Arbour et al. 2013

See also Arbour et al. 2014, Arbour et al. 2012, Barsbold 1997, Carpenter 2001, Ford 2000, Gradzinski et al. 1977, Kielan-Jaworowska and Kowalski 1965, Kirkland et al. 2013, Leahey and Salisbury 2013, Longrich et al. 2010, Maleev 1956, Maryanska 1977, Osmólska 1997, Rozhdestvensky 1974, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Tumanova 1977, Tumanova 1978, Tumanova 1983, Tumanova 1987, Tumanova 2000 and Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Tarchia kielanae, Tarchia teresae

Type specimen: PIN 551-29, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is foot of Nemegtu Mountain [SMPE] (PIN coll. 551), which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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