Name: Yuxisaurus ‭(‬Yuxi lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Yu-ze-sor-us.
Named By: Xi Yao,‭ ‬Paul M Barrett,‭ ‬Lei Yang,‭ ‬Xing Xu‭ & ‬Shundong Bi‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Thyreophora.
Species: Y.‭ ‬kopchicki‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Estimated about‭ ‬4‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Fengjiahe Formation.
Time period: Sinemurian-Toarcian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton as well as well over a hundred osteoderms.

       Yuxisaurus is a genus of armoured dinosaur that lived in Asia during the Jurassic.‭ ‬Quadrupedal and a browser of low growing vegetation,‭ ‬Yuxisaurusis considered to‭ ‬be a basal member of the thyreophoran dinosaurs.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new early-branching armoured thyreophoran dinosaur from the Lower Jurassic of southwestern China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬bioRxiv:‭ ‬1‭–‬43.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Xi Yao,‭ ‬Paul M Barrett,‭ ‬Lei Yang,‭ ‬Xing Xu‭ & ‬Shundong Bi‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.


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