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Gigantspinosaurus

Reptilia - Stegosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Gigantspinosaurus Ouyang
2006Gigantspinosaurus Maidment and Wei p. 628
2008Gigantspinosaurus Maidment et al. p. 390 fig. 11
2009Gigantspinosaurus Mateus et al.
2014Gigantspinosaurus Ulansky p. 5
2015Gigantspinosaurus Ulansky p. 5–6
2018Gigantspinosaurus Hao et al. p. 432

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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()
Stegosauria()
familyStegosauridae
subfamilyHuayangosaurinae
genusGigantspinosaurusOuyang 1992

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
R. E. Ulansky 2015As for type species.
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: herbivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2004-12-14 12:50:52
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:52
Source: o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: Oxfordian or 163.50000 to 157.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Sichuan) Stegosauria indet. (67236)