†family Psittacosauridae Osborn 1923 (ceratopsian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Psittacosauridae

Synonyms: Protiguanodontidae Osborn 1923, Protiguanodontinae Osborn 1923, Stenopelicidae Nopcsa 1927, Stenopelixidae Nopcsa 1927, Stenopelyxidae Nopcsa 1927

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

Parent taxon: Ceratopsia according to W. Zheng et al. 2015

See also Bakker 1986, Bonaparte 1978, Buffetaut and Ingavat 1992, Butler et al. 2008, Campione and Holmes 2006, Carroll 1988, Charig 1967, Chinnery and Horner 2007, Coombs 1982, Cooper 1985, Dodson 1990, Dodson 1997, Galton 1972, Han et al. 2012, Huene 1934, Huene 1934, Huene 1948, Huene 1959, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1964, Kuhn 1966, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, Napoli et al. 2019, Nopcsa 1928, Nopcsa 1929, Norman 1984, Olshevsky and Ford 1994, Olshevsky and Ford 1994, Osborn 1923, Osborn 1924, Ostrom 1980, Ostrom and Wellnhofer 1986, Parsch 1963, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Roxo 1937, Sereno 1990, Sereno 1997, Sereno 2010, Sues and Galton 1982, Swinton 1970, Tanoue et al. 2009, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1970, Thulborn 1971, Thulborn 1974, Thulborn 1977 and You and Dodson 2004

Sister taxa: Albalophosaurus, Ceratopsidae, Chaoyangosauridae, Dysganus, Eoceratopsinae, Kulceratops, Kulceratops kulensis, Microceratus, Micropachycephalosaurus, Neoceratopsia, Notoceratops, Pachyrhinosauridae, Psittacosauroidea, Psittacosaurus, Psittacosaurus sattayaraki, Serendipaceratops

Subtaxa: Xuanhuasaurus

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Type: Psittacosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (4 collections), Laos (1), Mongolia (2), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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