Gyposaurus sinensis Young 1940 (anchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Anchisauridae

Alternative combination: Anchisaurus sinensis

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 Gyposaurus according to J. Lü et al. 2007

See also Benedetto 1973, Bien 1941, Charig 1967, Dong 1992, Galton 1976, Galton 2007, Galton and Cluver 1976, Hu 1961, Rozhdestvensky 1965, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Simmons 1965, Steel 1970, Upchurch et al. 2007, Xing et al. 2009, Young 1940, Young 1941, Young 1942, Young 1946, Young 1947, Young 1948 and Young 1951

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 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.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of China (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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