PaleoDB taxon number: 65212
Alternative combination: Kelmyosaurus petrolicus
Full reference: Z. Dong. 1973. [Dinosaurs from Wuerho]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (II): Pterosaurian Fauna from Wuerho, Sinkiang. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica 11:45-52
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP V.4022, a partial skull (left maxilla and dentary). Its type locality is Wuerho, IVPP site 64043, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Lianmugin Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore