Named By: Xing Xu, Paul Upchurch, Philip D. Mannion, Paul M. Barrett, Omar R. Regalado-Fernandez, Jinyou Mo, Jinfu Ma & Hongan Liu - 2018.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Dicraeosauridae.
Species: L. shenqi (type).
Size: Roughly 19 to 20 meters long.
Known locations: China - Yanan Formation.
Time period: Toarcian to Bajocian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of at least seven individuals (possibly more).
a genus of dicraeosaurid sauropod
dinosaur that lived in Asia during
the Jurassic. At the time of writing, Lingwulong
is known from the
remains of several individuals representing differing growth stages.
- A new Middle Jurassic diplodocoid suggests an earlier dispersal and diversification of sauropod dinosaurs. - Nature Communications. 9 (1). - Xing Xu, Paul Upchurch, Philip D. Mannion, Paul M. Barrett, Omar R. Regalado-Fernandez, Jinyou Mo, Jinfu Ma & Hongan Liu - 2018.