Named By: P. Godefroit, H. Li, & C.-Y. Shang - 2005.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Iguanodontia, Hadrosauroidea.
Species: P. weishampeli (type).
Known locations: Mongolia - Bayan Gobi Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial jaw.
Penelopognathus is a genus of hadrosauroid dinosaur that lived in Mongolia during the early Cretaceous. Unfortunately, because only a partial jaw of this dinosaur has been recovered, not much is known about Penelopognathus.
- A new primitive hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia (P. R. China). - Comptes Rendus Palevol 4(8):697-705. - P. Godefroit, H. Li, & C.-Y. Shang - 2005.