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Pinacosaurus Gilmore 1933 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38833

Synonym: Syrmosaurus Maleev 1952 (taxon 52906)

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1933. Two new dinosaurian reptiles from Mongolia with notes on some fragmentary specimens. American Museum Novitates 679:1-20

Parent taxon: Ankylosauridae according to V. M. Arbour et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Pinacosaurus grangeri, Pinacosaurus mephistocephalus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore