Yimenosaurus

Yimenosaurus

Pronunciation:
yee-muhn-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Yimen lizard'
Yimenosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
9.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 195-190 million years ago
Found in:
China

Quite a lot is known about this dinosaur from 10 partial skeletons and a skull.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda
Named by:
Bai, Yang and Wang (1990)
Type species:
youngi

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