Crichtonsaurus Dong 2002 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

Full reference: Z.-M. Dong. 2002. A new armored dinosaur (Ankylosauria) from Beipiao Basin, Liaoning Province, northeastern China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 40(4):276-285

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to F. Han et al. 2014

See also Amiot et al. 2010, Dong 2002, Lü et al. 2007 and Vickaryous et al. 2004

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

Subtaxa: Crichtonsaurus benxiensis Crichtonsaurus bohlini

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Type: Crichtonsaurus bohlini

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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