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Datousaurus bashanensis

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Taxonomy
Datousaurus bashanensis was named by Dong and Tang (1984). Its type specimen is IVPP V.7262-7263, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry, Xiashaximiao, which is in a Bajocian/Callovian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Xiashaximiao Formation of China. It is the type species of Datousaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Datousaurus bashanensis Dong and Tang
1984Datousaurus bashanensis He et al. p. 13
1990Datousaurus bashanensis McIntosh p. 379
1992Datousaurus bashanensis Dong pp. 56, 59
1993Datousaurus bashanensis Buffetaut et al. p. 56
1996Datousaurus bashanensis Zhang and Chen
1997Datousaurus bashanensis Dong p. 793
1999Datousaurus bashanensis Martin-Rolland p. 289 figs. 1-2
2002Datousaurus bashanensis Wilson p. 248
2004Datousaurus bashanensis Upchurch et al. p. 261
2013Datousaurus bashanensis Tschopp and Mateus p. 325

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
genusDatousaurus
speciesbashanensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available