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Psittacosaurus Osborn 1923 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Psittacosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38844

Synonyms: Hongshanosaurus You et al. 2003 (no. 68369), Protiguanodon Osborn 1923 (no. 56329)

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1923. Two Lower Cretaceous dinosaurs of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 95:1-10

Parent taxon: Psittacosauridae according to P. C. Sereno 2010

Sister taxa: Protiguanodontinae, Xuanhuasaurus

Subtaxa: Psittacosaurus gobiensis, Psittacosaurus houi, Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis, Psittacosaurus major, Psittacosaurus mazongshanensis, Psittacosaurus meileyingensis, Psittacosaurus mongoliensis, Psittacosaurus neimongoliensis, Psittacosaurus ordosensis, Psittacosaurus sibiricus, Psittacosaurus sinensis, Psittacosaurus xinjiangensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore