Chuanjiesaurus

Name: Chuanjiesaurus ‭(‬Chuanjie lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Chu-an-je-sore-us.
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)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
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.

Further reading
-‭ [‬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)‬.



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