Yuanmousaurus

Yuanmousaurus

Pronunciation:
ywahn-moo-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Yuanmou (area where the type locality is) lizard'
Yuanmousaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
17.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Mid Jurassic, 180-159 million years ago
Found in:
China

Yuanmousaurus is known from an incomplete skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda
Named by:
Lü, Li, Ji, Wang, Zhang and Dong (2006)
Type species:
jiangyiensis

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