Name: Tonganosaurus ‭(‬Tong'an lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Tong-an-sor-us.
Named By: K.‭ ‬Li,‭ ‬C.-Y.‭ ‬Yang,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu‭ & ‬Z.-X.‭ ‬Wang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Mamenchisauridae.
Species: T.‭ ‬hei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Possibly up to 12 meters long.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Sichuan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Yimen Formation.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial limbs and twenty vertebrae.

       Tonganosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in China during the early Jurassic.‭ ‬Tonganosaurus is seen as being similar to Omeisaurus,‭ ‬and both are classified as mamenchisaurid sauropod dinosaurs‭ (‬similar to Mamenchisaurus‭)‬.

Further reading
- [A new sauropod from the Lower Jurassic of Huili,‭ ‬Sichuan,‭ ‬China‭]‬.‭ ‬-Vertebrata PalAsiatica‭ ‬48‭(‬3‭)‬:185-202‭ ‬-‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Li,‭ ‬C.-Y.‭ ‬Yang,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu‭ & ‬Z.-X.‭ ‬Wang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
- Systematic analysis method of Sauropod: a case study of 486 Tonganosaurus hei. - Acta Geologica Sinica, 87, 1826-1833. - C. Y. Yang - 2013.


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