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Yuanmousaurus

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Yuanmousaurus is known from an incomplete skeleton.

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Pronounced
ywahn-moo-sore-us
Meaning of name
Yuanmou (area where the type locality is) lizard
Length
  17m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Mid Jurassic
(180 - 159 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

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