Jinzhousaurus yangi Wang and Xu 2001 (iguanodontid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae

Full reference: X. Wang and X. Xu. 2001. A new iguanodontid (Jinzhousaurus yangi gen. et sp. nov.) from the Yixian Formaton of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 46(19):1669-1672

Belongs to Jinzhousaurus according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Amiot et al. 2010, Barrett et al. 2009, Buffetaut et al. 2005, Carpenter and Ishida 2010, Chen et al. 2008, Gilpin et al. 2007, McDonald et al. 2010, McDonald et al. 2014, McDonald et al. 2010, Norman 2004, Paul 2008, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2011, Wang and Xu 2001 and Wu et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V12691, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton with a complete skull). Its type locality is Baicaigou, Toutai, which is in an Aptian lacustrine shale/mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Baicaigou, Toutai

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