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Probactrosaurus gobiensis Rozhdestvensky 1966 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 52878

Synonym: Probactrosaurus alashanicus Rozhdestvensky 1966 (taxon 58906)

Full reference: A. K. Rozhdestvensky. 1966. Novye igyanodonti ie tsentrallinoy Asii. Phillogeneticheskye y taksonomicheskye veaimoothoshenia poednich Iguanodontidae y rannich Hadrosauridae [New iguanodonts from central Asia. Phylogenetic and taxonomic relationships of late Iguanodontidae and early Hadrosauridae]. Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal 1966(3):103-116

Belongs to Probactrosaurus according to P. Cruzado-Caballero et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Probactrosaurus gobiensis: PIN AN SSR 2232/1. Its type locality is Maortu (lower layer), which is in a Barremian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Dashuigou Formation of China.
  • Probactrosaurus alashanicus: PIN 2232/40-3. Its type locality is Maortu (middle layer), which is in a Barremian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Dashuigou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 750.0

Estimated body mass: 868.8 kg based on femur length