Tanius sinensis Wiman 1929 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Synonyms: Tanius chingkankouensis Young 1958, Tanius chinkankouensis Young 1958

Full reference: C. Wiman. 1929. Die Kreide-Dinosaurier aus Shantung [The Cretaceous dinosaurs of Shantung]. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series C 6(1):1-67

Belongs to Tanius according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Buffetaut 1997, Buffetaut and Tong-Buffetaut 1993, Chao 1980, Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Dong 1992, Godefroit et al. 2004, Godefroit et al. 1998, Hoffet 1943, Horner 1992, Horner et al. 2004, Juárez Valieri et al. 2011, Kuhn 1964, Lund and Gates 2006, Maryanska and Osmólska 1981, McDonald et al. 2010, Nagao 1936, Ohashi et al. 2015, Poropat 2013, Prieto-Márques et al. 2006, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2012, Prieto-Márquez et al. 2016, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Tatarinov 1964, Wang et al. 2011, Weishampel and Horner 1990, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Wellnhofer 1994, Wiman 1929, Young 1935, Young 1944, Young 1958 and Zhen 1976

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Tanius sinensis: PMU R.240, a partial skull. Its type locality is southwest of Chiangchingting, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Jingangkou Formation of China.
  • Tanius chingkankouensis: IVPP V724. Its type locality is Hsikou, Chingkangkou, Laiyang, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Jingangkou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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