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Tianchiasaurus Dong 1993 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 54869

Alternative spelling: Tianchisaurus

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1993. An ankylosaur (ornithischian dinosaur) from the Middle Jurassic of the Junggar Basin, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 31(4):257-266

Parent taxon: Ankylosauria according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis, Acanthopholis eucercus, Aletopelta, Amtosaurus, Ankylosauridae, Bissektipelta, Brachypodosaurus, Cryptodraco, Cryptosaurus, Dracopelta, Eucercosaurus, Hierosaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Maleevus, Metatetrapous, Niobrarasaurus, Nodosauridae, Palaeoscincus, Palaeoscincus costatus, Peishansaurus, Polacanthoides, Priconodon, Priodontognathus, Qijiangpus, Rhadinosaurus, Rhodanosaurus, Sarcolestes, Sauroplites, Stegopelta, Stegosaurides, Stegosaurus madagascariensis, Syngonosaurus

Subtaxa: Tianchisaurus nedegoapeferima

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Type: Tianchiasaurus nedegoapeferima

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore