Name: Analong ‭(‬Ana dragon‭)‬.
Phonetic: An-a-long.
Named By: Xin-Xin Ren,‭ ‬Toru Sekiya,‭ ‬Tao Wang,‭ ‬Zhi-Wen Yang‭ & ‬Hai-Lu You‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Mamenchisauridae.
Species: A.‭ ‬chuanjieensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Yunna province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Chuanjie Formation.
Time period: Mid Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Fossils of Analong were originally assigned to the Chuanjiesaurus genus until they were granted their own distinct genus in‭ ‬2020.‭ ‬Analong was a mamenchisaurid sauropod dinosaur that lived in China during the mid Jurassic.‭

Further reading
A revision of the referred specimen of Chuanjiesaurus anaensis Fang et al.,‭ ‬2000:‭ ‬a new early branching mamenchisaurid sauropod from the Middle Jurassic of China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Historical Biology:‭ ‬An International Journal of Paleobiology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Xin-Xin Ren,‭ ‬Toru Sekiya,‭ ‬Tao Wang,‭ ‬Zhi-Wen Yang‭ & ‬Hai-Lu You‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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