Named By: Claire Peyre de Fabrègues, Shundong Bi, Hongqing Li, Gang Li, Lei Yang & Xing Xu - 2020.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Anchisauria.
Species: I. yimenensis (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains, but roughly estimated to be about 5.5 meters long.
Known locations: China, Yunnan Province - Fengjiahe Formation.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.
is a genus of sauropodomorph
that lived in Asia during the early
Jurassic. Though only known from partial remains, Irisosaurus
thought to have been similar to the genus Mussaurus.
- A new species of early-diverging Sauropodiformes from the Lower Jurassic Fengjiahe Formation of Yunnan Province, China. - Scientific Reports. 10 (1). - Claire Peyre de Fabrègues, Shundong Bi, Hongqing Li, Gang Li, Lei Yang & Xing Xu - 2020.