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Penelopognathus weishampeli

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Taxonomy
Penelopognathus weishampeli was named by Godefroit et al. (2005). Its type specimen is IMM 2002-BYGB-1, a mandible (Right dentary), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Qiriga Village, which is in an Aptian terrestrial horizon in the Bayan Gobi Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Penelopognathus weishampeli Godefroit et al. p. 700 fig. 3
2006Penelopognathus weishampeli Lund and Gates p. 274
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli Amiot et al. p. 354
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli Carpenter and Ishida p. 152
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli McDonald et al. p. 33 fig. 39
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli McDonald et al. p. 808 fig. 10
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli Prieto-Márquez p. 5 fig. 2
2010Penelopognathus weishampeli Wu et al. p. 127
2011Penelopognathus weishampeli Prieto-Márquez p. 774
2011Penelopognathus weishampeli Wang et al. p. 135
2012Penelopognathus weishampeli Ramírez-Velasco et al. p. 391
2013Penelopognathus weishampeli Zheng et al.
2014Penelopognathus weishampeli McDonald et al. p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
Iguanodontia()
Dryomorpha
Ankylopollexia
Styracosterna
Hadrosauriformes
Hadrosauroidea()
genusPenelopognathus
speciesweishampeli

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Godefroit et al. 2005Non-hadrosaurid Hadrosauroidea characterised by an elongated dental ramus (ratio ‘length /height at mid-length’ = 4.6), with a straight ventral margin, and whose lateral side is perforated by about 20 irregularly distributed foramina.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:40:05
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:40:05
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: Aptian or 125.00000 to 113.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Nei Mongol) Penelopognathus weishampeli (type locality: 93215)