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Sinopliosaurus fusuiensis Hou et al. 1975 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Spinosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66511

Full reference: L.-h. Hou, H.-k. Yeh, and X.-j. Zhao. 1975. Fossil reptiles from Fusui, Kwangshi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 13(1):24-33

Belongs to Spinosauridae according to E. Buffetaut et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Baryonychinae, Baryonyx, Irritator, Ostafrikasaurus, Siamosaurus, Spinosaurinae, Spinosaurus, Suchomimus

Type specimen: IVPP V4793. Its type locality is Liubangcun, Fusui (IVPP), which is in an Aptian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Xinlong Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore