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Mamenchisaurus fuxiensis Hou et al. 1976 (mamenchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56466

Alternative combination: Zigongosaurus fuxiensis

Full reference: L.-h. Hou, S.-w. Zhou, and S.-c. Chao. 1976. [New discovery of sauropod dinosaurs from Sichuan]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 14(3):160-165

Belongs to Mamenchisaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Mamenchisaurus anyuensis, Mamenchisaurus constructus, Mamenchisaurus gongjianensis, Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis, Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum, Mamenchisaurus youngi

Type specimen: CV 00261. Its type locality is Wujiaba Dam Quarry, Zigong, which is in an Oxfordian terrestrial horizon in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore