Name: Daanosaurus.
Phonetic: Daa-noe-sore-us.
Named By: Y.‭ ‬Ye,‭ ‬Y.-H.‭ ‬Gao‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Jiang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Brachiosauridae.
Species: D.‭ ‬zhangi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Holotype roughly estimated to be around‭ ‬4‭ ‬meters long,‭ ‬but this is confirmed as a juvenile.‭ ‬Full adult size is unknown.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Sichuan Province.
Time period: Oxfordian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and partial post cranial remains including vertebrae and a femur.‭ ‬Type specimen is of a juvenile.

       Daanosaurus is based upon the description of a partial skeleton with some skull bones that have been confirmed to be those of a juvenile.‭ ‬This has been confirmed by the complete lack of fusion in the holotypes vertebrae.‭ ‬Daanosaurus has been identified as a member of the Brachiosauridae sauropods,‭ ‬and may be a particular close relative of Bellusaurus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new genus of sauropod from Zigong,‭ ‬Sichuan.‭ - ‬Vertebrata PalAsiatica‭ ‬43‭(‬3‭)‬:175-181‭ ‬-‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Ye,‭ ‬Y.-H.‭ ‬Gao‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Jiang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.


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