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Tarchia gigantea Maleev 1956 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52905

Alternative combination: Dyoplosaurus giganteus

Full reference: E. A. Maleev. 1956. Pantsyrnye dinosavry verchnego mela Mongolii (Semeustvo Ankylosauridae) [The Upper Cretaceous armored dinosaurs of Mongolia (family Ankylosauridae)]. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 62:51-91

Belongs to Tarchia according to V. M. Arbour et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Tarchia kielanae, Tarchia teresae

Type specimen: PIN 551-29, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is foot of Nemegtu Mountain [SMPE] (PIN coll. 551), which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore