Xianshanosaurus Lü et al. 2009 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: J. Lü, L. Xu, X. Jiang, S. Jia, M. Li, C. Yuan, X. Zhang and Q. Ji. 2009. A preliminary report on the new dinosaurian fauna from the Cretaceous of the Ruyang Basin, Henan Province of central China. Journal of the Paleontological Society of Korea 25(1):43-56

Parent taxon: Titanosauria according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2019

See also D'Emic 2012, Lü et al. 2009, Mannion and Calvo 2011, Mannion et al. 2013 and Poropat et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Adamantisaurus, Aegyptosaurus, Andesauridae, Andesauroidea, Andesaurus, Argyrosaurinae, Argyrosaurus, Baalsaurus, Balochisauridae, Barrosasaurus, Brasilotitan, Choconsaurus, Daxiatitan, Diamantinasaurus, Epachthosaurus, Eutitanosauria, Kaijutitan, Karongasaurus, Malakhelisaurus, Malarguesaurus, Mongolosaurus, Narambuenatitan, Pakisauridae, Petrobrasaurus, Rukwatitan, Ruyangosaurus, Savannasaurus, Titanopodus, Titanosauridae

Subtaxa: Xianshanosaurus shijiagouensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Haoling Village, Liudian Town (Cretaceous of China)

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