Name: Xiaosaurus ‭(‬Dawn lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Zhow-sor-us.
Named By: Z.‭ ‬Dong‭ & ‬Z.‭ ‬Tang‭ ‬-‭ ‬1983.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Neornithischia.
Species: X.‭ ‬dashanpensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬1‭ ‬meter long.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Sichuan Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Xiashaximiao Formation.
Time period: Mid Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.

       Xiaosaurus is a genus of small ornithischian dinosaur that lived in China during the Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New ornithopod genus from the Middle Jurassic of Sichuan Basin,‭ ‬China‭ ‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Vertebrata PalAsiatica‭ ‬21‭(‬2‭)‬:168-171.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Z.‭ ‬Dong‭ & ‬Z.‭ ‬Tang‭ ‬-‭ ‬1983.


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