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Crichtonsaurus Dong 2002 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 84232

Full reference: Z.-M. Dong. 2002. A new armored dinosaur (Ankylosauria) from Beipiao Basin, Liaoning Province, northeastern China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 40(4):276-285

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to F. Han et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Crichtonsaurus benxiensis, Crichtonsaurus bohlini

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Type: Crichtonsaurus bohlini

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore