Plesiohadros

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Plesiohadros
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 80–75 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Superfamily: Hadrosauroidea
Genus: Plesiohadros
Tsogtbaatar et al, 2014
Type species
Plesiohadros djadokhtaensis
Tsogtbaatar et al., 2014

Plesiohadros is an extinct genus of hadrosauroid dinosaur. It is known from a partial skeleton including the skull collected at Alag Teg locality, from the Campanian Djadochta Formation of southern Mongolia. The type species is Plesiohadros djadokhtaensis.[1]

Paleoecology[edit]

Plesiohadros is the only known hadrosaur from the Djadochta Formation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar, David Weishampel, David C. Evans and Mahito Watabe (2014). "A new hadrosauroid (Plesiohadros djadokhtaensis) from the Late Cretaceous Djadokhtan fauna of southern Mongolia". In David A. Eberth; David C. Evans (eds.). Hadrosaurs. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01385-9.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)