Named By: S. Ji & P. Zhang - 2022.
Classification: Chordata, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Styracosterna.
Species: N. guangxiensis (type).
Known locations: China, Guangxi - Xinlong Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Right ilium and ischiu
description of Napaisaurus was based upon partial
remains that were
considered to represent an iguanodontian dinosaur. If this is
correct, then Napaisaurus would be the first of
its kind discovered
in China. Napaisaurus would have been a mostly
maybe occasionally bipedal, that browsed upon plants.
- First new genus and species of basal iguanodontian dinosaur (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) from southern China. - Acta Geoscientica Sinica. 43 (1): 1–10. - S. Ji & P. Zhang - 2022.