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Tianyulong confuciusi Zheng et al. 2009 (heterodontosaurid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143496

Full reference: X.-T. Zheng, H.-L. You, X. Xu and Z.-M. Dong. 2009. An Early Cretaceous heterodontosaurid dinosaur with filamentous integumentary structures. Nature 458:333-336

Belongs to Tianyulong according to P. C. Sereno 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: STMN 26-3, a partial skeleton (incomplete skeleton preserving partial skul and mandible and filamentous integumentary structures). Its type locality is Daxishan, Linglongta, which is in a Bathonian/Kimmeridgian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore