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Psittacosaurus neimongoliensis Russell and Zhao 1996 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Psittacosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64142

Full reference: D. A. Russell and X.-J. Zhao. 1996. New psittacosaur occurrences in Inner Mongolia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 33(4):637-648

Belongs to Psittacosaurus according to P. C. Sereno 2010

Sister taxa: Psittacosaurus gobiensis, Psittacosaurus houi, Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis, Psittacosaurus major, Psittacosaurus mazongshanensis, Psittacosaurus meileyingensis, Psittacosaurus mongoliensis, Psittacosaurus ordosensis, Psittacosaurus sibiricus, Psittacosaurus sinensis, Psittacosaurus xinjiangensis

Type specimen: IVPP 12-0888-2. Its type locality is SCDP Yangpo, Ordos dinosaur site, which is in a Valanginian/Albian terrestrial siltstone/sandstone in the Ejinhoro Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore