Yunnanosaurus

Yunnanosaurus

Pronunciation:
yoo-nahn-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Yunnan lizard'
Yunnanosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
7.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 205-190 million years ago
Found in:
China

20 Yunnanosaurus skeletons have been found, including adult and juvenile specimens.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Plateosauria
Named by:
Young (1942)
Type species:
huangi
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