Name: Shanyangosaurus.
Phonetic: Shan-yang-o-sore-us.
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)‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.


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