Shantungosaurus giganteus Hu 1973 (hadrosaurine)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

Synonym: Zhuchengosaurus maximus Zhao et al. 2007

Full reference: C.-C. Hu. 1973. [A new hadrosaur from the Cretaceous of Chucheng, Shantung]. Acta Geologica Sinica 1973(2):179-206

Belongs to Shantungosaurus according to A. Prieto-Marquez 2013

See also Chao 1980, Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Farke and Yip 2019, Godefroit et al. 2004, Godefroit et al. 2012, Godefroit et al. 1998, Hone et al. 2014, Hone et al. 2011, Horner et al. 2004, Hu 1973, Kirkland et al. 2006, Lehman et al. 2016, Li et al. 1986, Lund and Gates 2006, Maryanska and Osmólska 1981, Prieto-Marquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2014, Weishampel and Horner 1990, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Zhang et al. 2017, Zhao 1986, Zhao et al. 2007 and Zhao et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Shantungosaurus giganteus: GMV V.1780-1, a partial skull. Its type locality is Longgujian Quarry (loc. 090414), which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Xingezhuang Formation of China.
  • Zhuchengosaurus maximus: Its type locality is Kugou Quarry, Zhucheng, which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Xingezhuang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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