Sinosaurus triassicus Young 1940 (China lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia

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 Sinosaurus according to Z.-C. Zhang et al. 2023

See also Bien 1941, Hu 1961, Irmis 2004, Rauhut et al. 2016, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Simmons 1965, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Walker 1964, Wang et al. 2017, Welles 1984, Wu et al. 2009, Xing et al. 2014, Yadagiri 1982, Young 1940, Young 1944, Young 1946, Young 1948, Young 1951 and Young 1966

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V.34, a partial skull. Its type locality is Huangchiatien, Lufeng, which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of China (13 collections)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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