Yunmenglong

Name: Yunmenglong .
Phonetic: Yun-meng-long.
Named By: J.‭ ‬Lü,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Pu,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Zhang,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Zhang,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Jia,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Chang,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Zhang‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Wei‭ ‬-‭ ‬2013.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Somphospondyli.
Species: Y.‭ ‬ruyangensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Henan Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Haoling Formation.
Time period: Aptian/Albian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton.

       Yunmenglong is a genus of somphospondylin sauropod dinosaur that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Although the skeleton of the holotype is incomplete,‭ ‬Yunmenglong is considered to have been related to other genera such as Erketu and Qiaowanlong.

Further reading
A new sauropod dinosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Sauropoda‭) ‬from the late Early Cretaceous of the Ruyang Basin‭ (‬central China‭) ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬44:‭ ‬202‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Lü,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Pu,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Zhang,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Zhang,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Jia,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Chang,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Zhang‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Wei‭ ‬-‭ ‬2013.



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