Named By: Z. Dong - 2001.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Thyreophora, Ankylosauria, Scelidosauridae.
Species: B. lufengensis (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: China, Yunnan Province.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull, lower jaw and teeth.
Bienosaurus is a genus of armoured dinosaur that lived in China during the early Jurassic. Although only known from fragmentary skull and jaw fossils, Bienosaurus is thought to have been similar to Scelidosaurus.
- Primitive armored dinosaur from the Lufeng Basin, China, by Z. Dong. In Mesozoic Vertebrate Life, D. H. Tanke and K. Carpenter (eds.). - 2001.
- A reassessment of the purported ankylosaurian dinosaur Bienosaurus lufengensis from the Lower Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 64. - T. J. Raven, P. M. Barrett, X. Xu & S. C. R. Maidment - 2019.