Named By: X. Xue, Y. Zhang, Y. Bi, L. Yue & D.-K. Chen - 1996.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelurosauria.
Species: S. niupanggouensis (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China, Shaanxi Province - Shanyang Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Few partial leg bones.
Shanyangosaurus is a little known genus of coelurosaurian dinosaur that lived in China.
- The development and environmental changes of the intermontane basins in the Eastern part of Qinling Mountains. - Geological Publishing House, Beijing. - X. Xue, Y. Zhang, Y. Bi, L. Yue & D.-K. Chen - 1996.