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Psittacosaurus sinensis

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Taxonomy
Psittacosaurus sinensis was named by Young (1958). Its type specimen is IVPP V.738, a partial skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is northwest of Tushan, which is in an Aptian terrestrial claystone in the Qingshan Formation of China.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Psittacosaurus sinensis Young p. 116
1962Psittacosaurus youngi Chao
1964Psittacosaurus sinensis Kuhn p. 29
1964Psittacosaurus youngi Kuhn p. 29
1970Psittacosaurus sinensis Russell p. 183
1977Psittacosaurus sinensis Rozhdestvensky p. 114
1977Psittacosaurus youngi Rozhdestvensky p. 114
1980Psittacosaurus sinensis Chao
1980Psittacosaurus youngi Chao
1981Psittacosaurus sinensis Anonymous
1982Psittacosaurus sinensis Cheng p. 123
1982Psittacosaurus youngi Cheng p. 123
1982Psittacosaurus sinensis Coombs, Jr. p. 99
1982Psittacosaurus youngi Coombs, Jr. p. 99
1982Psittacosaurus youngi Sues and Galton p. 188
1983Psittacosaurus sinensis Chen p. 128
1983Psittacosaurus yongi Chen p. 128
1984Psittacosaurus youngi Russell p. 33
1986Psittacosaurus youngi Hao p. 19
1986Psittacosaurus sinensis Li et al. p. 131
1986Psittacosaurus youngi Li et al. p. 131
1990Psittacosaurus sinensis Sereno p. 207
1990Psittacosaurus youngi Sereno p. 589
1992Psittacosaurus sinensis Dong p. 166
1994Psittacosaurus sinensis Dong p. 2097
1996Psittacosaurus sinensis Lehman p. 506
1997Psittacosaurus sinensis Sereno p. 611
2000Psittacosaurus sinensis Leshchinskiy et al. p. 365
2001Psittacosaurus sinensis Brinkman et al. p. 1781
2004Psittacosaurus sinensis You and Dodson p. 479
2004Psittacosaurus youngi You and Dodson p. 479
2006Psittacosaurus sinensis Averianov et al. p. 390
2006Psittacosaurus sinensis Zhou et al. p. 104
2007Psittacosaurus sinensis Sereno et al. p. 277
2008Psittacosaurus sinensis Lockley et al. p. 125
2008Psittacosaurus youngi Lockley et al. p. 125
2008Psittacosaurus sinensis You et al. p. 183
2009Psittacosaurus sinensis Butler and Sullivan p. 30
2010Psittacosaurus sinensis Sereno pp. 34-36
2010Psittacosaurus sinensis Sereno et al. p. 200
2011Psittacosaurus sinensis Maidment and Barrett p. 42
2015Psittacosaurus sinensis Han et al. p. 19
2015Psittacosaurus sinensis Zheng et al. p. 5
2019Psittacosaurus sinensis Morschhauser et al. p. 129 fig. 10

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Clypeodonta
Cerapoda
Marginocephalia
Ceratopsia()
genusPsittacosaurus
speciessinensis

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
No diagnoses are available