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Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum Russell and Zheng 1994 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 56541

Full reference: D. A. Russell and Z. Zheng. 1994. A large mamenchisaurid from the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2082-2095

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

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

Type specimen: IVPP V10603. Its type locality is east of Qitai-Ertai road, which is in an Oxfordian coarse channel fill sandstone/siltstone in the Shishugou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore