Name: Sahaliyania ‭(‬black‭).
Phonetic: Sa-hal-e-yan-e-ah.
Named By: Pascal Godefroit,‭ ‬Shulin Hai,‭ ‬Tingxiang Yu and Pascaline Lauters‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ornithopoda,‭ ‬Iguanodontia,‭ ‬Hadrosauroidea,‭ ‬Hadrosauridae,‭ ‬Lambeosurinae.
Species: S.‭ ‬elunchunorum‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Heilongjiang Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Yuliangze Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.

       Sahaliyania was discovered and described along with another new hadrosaurid dinosaur called Wulagasaurus,‭ ‬however this one appears to have been a‭ ‬saurolophine hadrosaurid,‭ ‬whereas Sahaliyania is more clearly defined as a lambeosaurine hadrosaurid.‭ ‬Initially based upon the description of a partial skull,‭ ‬further fossil remains have since been attributed to Sahaliyania.‭ ‬Aside from Sahaliyania and Wulagasaurus,‭ ‬many other hadrosaurid dinosaurs have been identified from both sides of the Amur River in China and Russia,‭ ‬including Amurosaurus,‭ ‬Kerberosaurus and Kundurosaurus.

Further reading
- New hadrosaurid dinosaurs from the uppermost Cretaceous of north−eastern China,‭ ‬Pascal Godefroit,‭ ‬Shulin Hai,‭ ‬Tingxiang Yu and Pascaline Lauters‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.


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