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Shunosaurus lii Dong et al. 1983 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 56457

Alternative combination: Schunosaurus lii

Full reference: Z. Dong, S. Zhou, and H. Zhang. 1983. [Dinosaurs from the Jurassic of Sichuan]. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C, Whole Number 162(23):1-136

Belongs to Shunosaurus according to M. D. D'Emic 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V.9065, a skeleton. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry, Xiashaximiao, which is in a Bajocian/Callovian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Xiashaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1224.7, fibula length 800.0, humerus length 670.0, radius length 580.5, tibia length 737.6, ulna length 581.5

Estimated body mass: 7.81 tons based on femur length