Qianxisaurus

Name: Qianxisaurus.
Phonetic: Kwan-ze-sore-us.
Named By: Y. N. Cheng, X. C. Wu, T. Sato, H. Y. Shan - 2012.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Sauropterygia, Eosauropterygia.
Species: Q. chajiangensis (type).
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore?
Size: Holotype specimen roughly 73-74 centimetres long.
Known locations: China.
Time period: Ladinian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Almost complete skeleton.

       Described in 2012, the original describers of Qianxisaurus described the holotype as a basal eosauropterygian.

Further reading
- A new eosauropterygian (Diapsida, Sauropterygia) from the Triassic of China". - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32 (6): 1335 - Y. N. Cheng, X. C. Wu, T. Sato, H. Y. Shan - 2012.



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