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Leshansaurus qianweiensis Li et al. 2009 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosaurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159792

Full reference: F. Li, G. Peng, Y. Yong, S. Jiang, and D. Huang. 2009. A new carnosaur from the Late Jurassic of Qianwei, Sichuan, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 83(9):1203-1210

Belongs to Leshansaurus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: QW200701, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Xiaogu, Qianwei, which is in an Oxfordian terrestrial horizon in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 363.3, tibia length 580.0

Estimated body mass: 114.3 kg based on femur length