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Shanyangosaurus niupanggouensis Xue et al. 1996 (avetheropod)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 68140

Full reference: X. Xue, Y. Zhang, Y. Bi, L. Yue, and D.-K. Chen. 1996. The Development and Environmental Changes of the Intermontane Basins in Eastern Part of the Qinling Mountains. Geological Publishing House, Beijing 1-181

Belongs to Shanyangosaurus according to T. R. Holtz et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NWUV 1111, a set of postcrania (tibia). Its type locality is Niupanggou (PROXY), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Shanyang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femora length 258.0, humerus length 116.0, tibia length 327.0