Named By: X. Fang, Pang, J., Y. Zhang, Pan, X. Wang, Li & Cheng - 2000.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Mamenchisauridae?
Species: C. anaensis (type).
Size: Estimated about 25 meters long.
Known locations: China, Yunnan Province - Chuanjie Formation.
Time period: Mid Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial fossils from at least three individuals.
Chuanjiesaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in China around the mid Jurassic period. Chuanjiesaurus seems to be similar to the genus Mamenchisaurus, something which has led to Chuanjiesaurus sometimes identified as a mamenchisaurid sauropod.
- [Lower, Middle, and Upper Jurassic divisions of the Lufeng region of Yunnan province]. Proceedings of the Third National Stratigraphical Conference of China. - Geological Publishing House, Beijing 208-214. - X. Fang, Pang, J., Y. Zhang, Pan, X. Wang, Li & Cheng - 2000.
- Re-examination of Chuanjiesaurus ananensis (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic Chuanjie Formation, Lufeng County, Yunnan Province, southwest China. - Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, 10. - T. Sekiya (type).