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Heishansaurus Bohlin 1953 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65700

Alternative spelling: Heishanosaurus

Full reference: B. Bohlin. 1953. Fossil reptiles from Mongolia and Kansu. Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the North-western Provinces of China under Leadership of Dr. Sven Hedin. VI. Vertebrate Palaeontology 6. The Sino-Swedish Expedition Publication 37:1-113

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to R. M. Sullivan 2006

Sister taxa: Ankylosaurinae, Ankylosaurus, Anodontosaurus, Cedarpelta, Chuanqilong, Crichtonsaurus, Euoplocephalus, Gobisaurus, Liaoningosaurus, Minmi, Nodocephalosaurus, Palaeoscincus asper, Pinacosaurus, Polacanthinae, Saichania, Scolosaurus, Shamosaurinae, Shamosaurus, Stegopeltinae, Syrmosaurinae, Talarurus, Tarchia, Tsagantegia, Zhongyuanosaurus, Ziapelta

Subtaxa: Heishansaurus pachycephalus

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Type: Heishansaurus pachycephalus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore