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Saichania chulsanensis

Reptilia - Ankylosauridae

Taxonomy
Saichania chulsanensis was named by Maryanska (1977). Its type specimen is GI SPS 100/151, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khulsan, Northern Cliffs, site 11 [PMPE], which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It was considered monophyletic by Vickaryous et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Saichania chulsanensis Gradzinski et al. p. 302
1977Saichania chulsanensis Maryanska p. 103 figs. Pl. 28-36; Figs. 4-8, 11
1981Saichania chulsanensis Olshevsky p. 39
1987Saichania chulsanensis Tumanova
1997Saichania chulsanensis Barsbold p. 450
1997Saichania chulsanensis Osmólska p. 41
2000Saichania chulsanensis Ford p. 176
2000Saichania chulsanensis Tumanova p. 527
2001Saichania chulsanensis Barrett p. 40 fig. 2.8
2001Saichania chulsanensis Carpenter p. 457
2004Saichania chulsanensis Vickaryous et al. p. 364
2006Saichania chulsanensis Sullivan and Fowler p. 259
2007Saichania chulsanensis Arbour p. 41A
2007Saichania chulsanensis Lü et al. p. 887
2010Saichania chulsanensis Longrich et al. p. 955
2012Saichania chulsanensis Arbour et al. p. 56
2013Saichania chulsanensis Kirkland et al. p. 7
2014Saichania chulsanensis Arbour et al. p. 11 fig. 6
2014Saichania chulsanensis Arbour et al.
2014Saichania chulsanensis Han et al. p. 14 fig. 11
2017Saichania chulsanensis Penkalski and Tumanova

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Genasauria
Thyreophora()
Ankylosauria()
familyAnkylosauridae
genusSaichania
specieschulsanensis

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
T. A. Tumanova 1987Premaxillary bones partially covered by osteoderms descending from nasal bones.