Chinshakiangosaurus

Chinshakiango-saurus

Pronunciation:
jing-sha-kiang-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Chinshakiang lizard'
Chinshakiangosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
11.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 159-142 million years ago
Found in:
China

Chinshakiangosaurus is only known from a fragmentary skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda
Named by:
Yeh (1975)
Type species:
zhongheensis

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