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Changchunsaurus parvus Zan et al. 2005 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 131333

Full reference: S.-Q. Zan, J. Chen, L.-Y. Jin and T. Li. 2005. A primitive ornithopod from the Early Cretaceous Quantou Formation of central Jilin, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 43(3):182-193

Belongs to Changchunsaurus according to L. Jin et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: JLUM L0403-j-Zn2, a skeleton. Its type locality is Shanqian, Liufangzi, Gongzhuling quarry, which is in an Aptian/Cenomanian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Quantou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): fibula length 138.0, scapula length 83.0