Named By: Qian-Nan Zhang , Hai-Lu You, Tao Wang & Sanker Chatterjee - 2018.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda.
Species: Y. sunae (type).
Size: Roughly about 7 meters long for the holotype.
Known locations: China, Yunnan Province - Lufeng Formation.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeleton, including most vertebrae from the neck, back pelvis and first few vertebrae of the tail, pelvis, thigh bones, shoulder girdle and fore limbs.
is a genus of sauropodomorph
dinosaur that lived in Asia during the
early Jurassic, and is a rare example of such a dinosaur where the
skull is known, and in an almost perfect state.
- A new sauropodiform dinosaur with a 'sauropodan' skull from the Lower Jurassic Lufeng Formation of Yunnan Province, China. - Scientific Reports. 8. - Qian-Nan Zhang , Hai-Lu You, Tao Wang & Sanker Chatterjee - 2018.