Alternative combination: Kelmyosaurus petrolicus
Full reference: Z. Dong. 1973. [Dinosaurs from Wuerho]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (II): Pterosaurian Fauna from Wuerho, Sinkiang. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica 11:45-52
See also Brusatte et al. 2011, Chao 1980, Dong 1973, Dong 1992, Dong 1994, Dong 2001, Holtz et al. 2004, Li et al. 1986, Molnar 1978, Molnar et al. 1990, Qi et al. 1986, Rauhut and Xu 2005, Shen and Mateer 1992 and Zhao 1986
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP V.4022, a partial skull (left maxilla and dentary). Its type locality is Wuerho, IVPP site 64043, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Lianmugin Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Wuerho, IVPP site 64043
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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