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Jingshanosaurus xinwaensis Zhang and Yang 1995 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64138

Synonym: Chuxiongosaurus lufengensis Lü et al. 2010 (taxon 173976)

Full reference: Y. Zhang and Z. Yang. 1995. A new complete osteology of Prosauropoda in Lufeng Basin, Yunnan, China. Yunnan Publishing House of Science and Technology, Kunming, China 1-100

Belongs to Jingshanosaurus according to Q.-N. Zhang et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Jingshanosaurus xinwaensis: LFGT-ZLJ0113, a skeleton. Its type locality is Xinwa, Jingshan, which is in a Hettangian lacustrine mudstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.
  • Chuxiongosaurus lufengensis: CXM-LT9401, a skull. Its type locality is Zhongcun, Chuxiong, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): skull 320.0 x 140.0