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Mamenchisaurus

Reptilia - Mamenchisauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Mamenchisaurus Young p. 500
1958Mamenchisaurus Huene p. 205
1958Mamenchisaurus Young p. 25
1959Mamenchisaurus Huene p. 121
1964Mamenchisaurus Tatarinov p. 545
1965Mamenchisaurus Chao
1966Mamenchisaurus Romer p. 370
1970Mamenchisaurus Steel p. 71
1972Mamenchisaurus Young and Chao p. 2
1976Zigongosaurus Hou et al. pp. 13-14 figs. 2-8, Pl. 1
1977Mamenchisaurus Rozhdestvensky p. 113
1978Mamenchisaurus Berman and McIntosh p. 34
1980Mamenchisaurus Charig p. 239
1983Mamenchisaurus Dong et al. p. 27
1983Mamenchisaurus Zhao p. 304
1984Zigongosaurus He p. 56
1984Mamenchisaurus He p. 61
1986Mamenchisaurus Bonaparte p. 371
1988Mamenchisaurus Carroll
1988Mamenchisaurus He et al. p. 131
1988Zigongosaurus He et al. p. 131
1990Mamenchisaurus Dong p. 58
1990Mamenchisaurus McIntosh p. 56
1992Mamenchisaurus Dong p. 164
1994Mamenchisaurus Russell and Zheng
1995Mamenchisaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 159
1995Mamenchisaurus Hunt et al. p. 264
1995Mamenchisaurus Upchurch p. 253
1996Mamenchisaurus He et al.
1996Mamenchisaurus Zhang and Chen
1997Mamenchisaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 178
1997Mamenchisaurus Dong p. 122
1997Mamenchisaurus McIntosh p. 657
1998Mamenchisaurus Dong p. 84
1999Mamenchisaurus Martin-Rolland p. 310
1999Zigongosaurus Martin-Rolland p. 310
2002Mamenchisaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 96
2002Mamenchisaurus Ouyang and Ye p. 90
2002Mamenchisaurus Wilson p. 240 fig. 13
2004Mamenchisaurus Upchurch et al. p. 262
2006Mamenchisaurus Lü et al. p. 9
2006Mamenchisaurus Royo-Torres et al. p. 1926 fig. 3
2007Mamenchisaurus Naish and Martill p. 498
2008Mamenchisaurus Allain and Aquesbi p. 403
2008Mamenchisaurus Lü et al. p. 21
2010Mamenchisaurus Ksepka and Norell
2010Mamenchisaurus Suteethorn et al.
2011Mamenchisaurus Sekiya
2013Mamenchisaurus Otero and Pol
2013Mamenchisaurus Suteethorn et al.
2014Mamenchisaurus Mocho et al.
2015Mamenchisaurus Xing et al.
2018Mamenchisaurus Ren et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
familyMamenchisauridae
genusMamenchisaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
Maximum body mass: 30000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10000 kgg
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Form: sphericalinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-25 06:15:45
Modified: 2005-08-25 08:15:51
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Oxfordian to the top of the Tithonian or 163.50000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (23 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Xinjiang) Sauropoda indet. (36569)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Sichuan) M. constructus (24864) M. hochuanensis (28231 53662 58975 60064) M. sp. (47134) M. youngi (58974) Zigongosaurus fuxiensis (51914)
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0China (Gansu) M. constructus (49792 57770)
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0China (Sichuan) M. anyuensis (58976 58977) M. constructus (57772)
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0Mongolia (Govi-Altay) M. sp. (48822)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Mongolia (Govi-Altay) M. sp. (179178 179181 179182 179183 179184) Sauropoda indet. (69913)
Tithonian - Berriasian152.1 - 139.8Thailand (Mukdahan) M. sp. (78979)
Tithonian - Berriasian152.1 - 139.8Thailand (Kalasin) M. sp. (141557)