†subfamily Shamosaurinae Tumanova 1983 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: T. A. Tumanova. 1983. Pervyy ankilozavr iz nizhnego mela Mongolii [The first ankylosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia]. In L. P. Tatarinov, R. Barsbold, E. Vorobyeva, B. Luvsandanzan, B. A. Trofimov, Yu. A. Reshetov, & M. A. Shishkin (eds.), Iskopayemyye reptilii mongolii [Fossil Reptiles of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongol'skaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditsiya 24:110-118

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to K. Carpenter and J. I. Kirkland 1998

See also Ford 2000, Kirkland 1998, Ryan 1997, Tumanova 1983, Tumanova 1986, Tumanova 1987 and Vickaryous and Ryan 1997

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurinae, Ankylosaurus, Cedarpelta, Chuanqilong, Crichtonsaurus, Gobisaurus, Heishansaurus, Liaoningosaurus, Minmi, Nodocephalosaurus, Palaeoscincus asper, Pinacosaurus, Polacanthinae, Saichania, Shamosaurus, Stegopeltinae, Syrmosaurinae, Talarurus, Tarchia, Tsagantegia, Zhongyuanosaurus, Ziapelta

Subtaxa: none

Type: Shamosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at SH-20, Khodzhakul (Cretaceous of Uzbekistan)

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