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Quaesitosaurus

Reptilia - Nemegtosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Quaesitosaurus Kurzanov and Bannikov p. 90
1988Quaesitosaurus Carroll
1990Quaesitosaurus McIntosh pp. 56-57
1992Quaesitosaurus Currie p. 244
1992Quaesitosaurus Mcintosh et al. p. 167
1995Quaesitosaurus Hunt et al. p. 265
1995Quaesitosaurus Upchurch p. 253
1997Quaesitosaurus McIntosh p. 657
1997Quaesitosaurus Salgado and Calvo p. 43
1998Quaesitosaurus Dong p. 84
1998Quaesitosaurus Wilson and Sereno pp. 22-23
2000Quaesitosaurus Maryanska p. 459
2002Quaesitosaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 97
2003Quaesitosaurus Currie et al. p. 10
2004Quaesitosaurus Upchurch et al. p. 263
2004Quaesitosaurus Wilson p. 130A
2005Quaesitosaurus Curry Rogers pp. 69-71 figs. 2.11-2.13
2005Quaesitosaurus Wilson p. 311
2008Quaesitosaurus Malkani p. 72
2009Quaesitosaurus Wilson and Upchurch
2011Quaesitosaurus Grellet-Tinner et al. p. 627
2012Quaesitosaurus Grellet-Tinner et al. p. 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Sauropoda()
Gravisauria
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Titanosauria
Lithostrotia
familyNemegtosauridae
genusQuaesitosaurus

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.

G. †Quaesitosaurus Kurzanov and Bannikov 1983
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Quaesitosaurus orientalis Kurzanov and Bannikov 1983
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. M. Kurzanov and A. F. Bannikov 1983Skull high, short, with wide snout. Squamosal bone not in contact with quadratojugal. On the posterior side of the quadrate bone, there is a large "resonator" depression. Parietal aperture absent. Occipital condyle rounded. A canal passes posteriorly from the pituitary depression in the base of the occipital bone, opening immediately below the occipital condyle. Alveloar segment of lower jaw strongly bend inwards. Maxilla bears nine teeth.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesinfrao
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Form: sphericalinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2004-12-14 12:49:10
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:49:10
Source: infrao = infraorder
Reference: Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Middle Campanian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 83.50000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Mongolia (Omnogov) Q. orientalis (51971)