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Yimenosaurus

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

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Pronounced
yee-muhn-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Yimen lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(195 - 190 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

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