Jingshanosaurus

Jingshanosaurus

Pronunciation:
jing-shahn-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Jingshan lizard'
Jingshanosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 205-190 million years ago
Found in:
China

A complete skeleton and skull of Jingshanosaurus have been found. It was one of the last prosauropods.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Plateosauria
Named by:
Zhang and Yang (1995)
Type species:
xinwaensis

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