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Mamenchisaurus Young 1954 (mamenchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38670

Synonym: Zigongosaurus Hou et al. 1976 (taxon 66512)

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1954. On a new sauropod from Yiping, Szechuan, China. Acta Paleontologica Sinica 2(4):355-369

Parent taxon: Mamenchisauridae according to L. Xing et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Chuanjiesaurus, Eomamenchisaurus, Huangshanlong, Qijianglong, Tienshanosaurus, Tonganosaurus, Xinjiangtitan, Yuanmousaurus

Subtaxa: Mamenchisaurus anyuensis, Mamenchisaurus constructus, Mamenchisaurus fuxiensis, Mamenchisaurus gongjianensis, Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis, Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum, Mamenchisaurus youngi

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Type: Mamenchisaurus constructus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore