Tanius was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Shandong (China).

Quick facts about Tanius:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 72.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Tanius was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. C. T'an. 1923. New research on the Mesozoic and early Tertiary geology in Shantung. Geological Survey of China Bulletin 5:95-135
  • C.-C. Young. 1958. The dinosaurian remains of Laiyang, Shantung. Palaeontologia Sinica, New Series C, Whole Number 42(16):1-138