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Chialingosaurus kuani Young 1959 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 56486

Alternative combination: Chialingosaurus kauni

Synonym: Chialingosaurus chuhsienensis Young 1959 [objective synonym] (taxon 358358)

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1959. On a new Stegosauria from Szechuan, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 3(1):1-8

Belongs to Stegosauria according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Adratiklit, Amargastegos, Chialingosaurus, Craterosaurus, Deltapodus, Eoplophysis, Euscelosaurus, Ferganastegos, Garbina, Huayangosauridae, Huayangosaurus, Lexovisaurus durobrivensis, Luluichnus, Monkonosaurus, Nodosauroidea, Omosaurus leedsi, Paranthodon, Psalisauridae, Rigalitidae, Saldamosaurus, Stegopodus, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurus sulcatus, Tuojiangosaurus, Wuerhosaurus ordosensis

Type specimens:

  • Chialingosaurus kuani: IVPP V.2300, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Quxian (IVPP), which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian terrestrial mudstone in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.
  • Chialingosaurus chuhsienensis: Its type locality is Quxian (IVPP), which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian terrestrial mudstone in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore