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Jingshanosaurus

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

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Pronounced
jing-shahn-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Jingshan lizard
Length
  5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(205 - 190 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

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