Genus: Parmeosaurus GAO & NORELL, 2000
Etymology: Greek, parme, “small light shield”.

Species: scutatus GAO & NORELL, 2000
Etymology: Latin, scutatus, armored with shield.

Holotype: IGM 3/138 (MAE 95-30)

Locality: Ukhaa Tolgod, northeastern Nemegt Basin, near the salt extraction settlement of Daus, Ömnögov (South Gobi), Mongolia.

Horizon: Djadochta Formation or the Barun Goyot Formation.


Age: Middle – Upper Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Well-preserved skull with articulated postcranial skeleton with body osteoderms.


IGM 3/139-3/142 (MAE 475/93-152, 96-27, 95-70, 94-16): Incomplete skull with mandibles.

IGM 3/143 (MAE 93-53): Fragmentary cranial and postcranial skeleton.

IGM 3/144 (MAE 94-51): Articulated vertebrae with body osteoderms.