Name: Mandschurosaurus ‭(‬Manchuria lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mandz-chu-ro-sor-us.
Named By: A.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Riabinin‭ ‬-‭ ‬1930.
Synonyms: Trachodon amurensis.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Hadrosauroidea.
Species: M.‭ ‬amurensis‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬laosensis.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: North East China‭ (‬Manchuria‭)‬.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Mandschurosaurus is registered as a genus of hadrosaur that lived in what is now China during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Unfortunately the first individual ever found for this genus is so poorly preserved that most palaeontologists today regard the genus as a nomen dubium due to the difficulty of assigning further remains to the original holotype fossils.‭ ‬In addition to this,‭ ‬one species,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬mongoliensis was renamed as a distinct genus called Gilmoreosaurus in‭ ‬1979,‭ ‬and another species,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬laosensis is also‭ ‬now‭ ‬considered dubious.‭

Further reading
-‭ [‬Mandschurosaurus amurensis nov.‭ ‬gen,‭ ‬nov.‭ ‬sp.‭ ‬a hadrosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of the Amur River‭]‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Soceity Paleontology Russia‭ ‬2:‭ ‬1‭–‬36. -‭ ‬A.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Riabinin‭ ‬-‭ ‬1930.
-‭ ‬Description des ossements les plus caractéristiques appartenant à des Avipelviens du Sénonien du Bas-Laos‭ [‬Description of the most characteristic bones belonging to bird-hipped dinosaurs from the Senonian of Lower Laos‭]‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Comptes Rendus des Séances du Conseil des Recherches Scientifiques de l'Indochine‭ ‬1944:179-186.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.-H.‭ ‬Hoffet‭ ‬-‭ ‬1943.
-‭ ‬Phylogeny and palaeobiogeography of hadrosaurian dinosaurs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nature‭ ‬277:560-562‭ ‬0‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Brett-Surman‭ ‬-‭ ‬1979.


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