Lufengosaurus huenei Young 1940 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Massospondylidae

Alternative combinations: Lufengosaurus hueni, Massospondylus huenei

Synonyms: Anchisaurus sinensis Young 1940, Gyposaurus sinensis Young 1940, Lufengosaurus magnus Young 1941

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1940. Preliminary notes on the Lufeng vertebrate fossils. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 20(3-4):235-239

Belongs to Lufengosaurus according to T. Sekiya and Z. Dong 2010

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Barrett et al. 2005, Barrett et al. 2007, Barrett and Xu 2012, Benedetto 1973, Bien 1941, Cooper 1981, Dong 1984, Dong 1992, Galton 1976, Galton 2007, Galton and Cluver 1976, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Hu 1961, Jain et al. 1979, Langer et al. 2010, Lu et al. 2007, McCrea et al. 2015, Reisz et al. 2010, Rozhdestvensky 1965, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Simmons 1965, Smith and Pol 2007, Steel 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Upchurch et al. 2007, Xing et al. 2009, Yates 2003, Young 1940, Young 1941, Young 1941, Young 1942, Young 1944, Young 1946, Young 1947, Young 1948 and Young 1966

Sister taxon: Lufengosaurus changduensis

Type specimens:

  • Lufengosaurus huenei: IVPP V15, a skeleton. Its type locality is Shawan, Lufeng, which is in a Hettangian terrestrial sandstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.
  • Gyposaurus sinensis: IVPP AS V.24, a partial skull (Parts of left upper and lower jaws). Its type locality is Shawan, Lufeng, which is in a Hettangian terrestrial sandstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.
  • Lufengosaurus magnus: IVPP V.82, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Tachung, Lufeng, which is in a Hettangian terrestrial mudstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (12 collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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