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Yangchuanosaurus

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Pronounced
yang-choo-AHN-oh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
Yangchuan lizard
Length
  10m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(160 - 144 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Sinraptoridae, Yangchuanosaurus
Named by
Dong, Chang, Li and Zhou (1978)
Type species
shangyouensis