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Huayangosaurus taibaii Dong et al. 1982 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 54858

Full reference: Z. Dong, Z. Tang, and S.-w. Zhou. 1982. Note on the new Mid-Jurassic stegosaur from Sichuan Basin, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 20(1):83-87

Belongs to Huayangosaurus according to S. C. R. Maidment et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V.6728, a skeleton. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry [Xiashaximiao Fm.], which is in an Oxfordian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore