Named By: Xu Shichao, You Hailu, Wang Jiawei, Wang Suozhu, Yi Jian, & Jia Lei - 2016.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Hadrosauroidea.
Species: D. tianzhenensis (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: China - Huiquanpu Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Lower jaw with teeth.
is a genus of hadrosauroid dinosaur that lived in China during the late
Cretaceous. Unfortunately not much is known about this genus because
only a jaw is known, however the teeth are noted as attaining
lengths of up to five and a half centimetres.
Datonglong should not be confused with the predatory dinosaur Datanglong.
- A new hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Tianzhen, Shanxi Province, China. - Vertebrata PalAsiatica 54(1):67-78. - Xu Shichao, You Hailu, Wang Jiawei, Wang Suozhu, Yi Jian, & Jia Lei - 2016.