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Yandusaurus

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Yandusaurus He
1983Yandusaurus He and Cai p. 6
1983Yandusaurus Zhao p. 304
1984Yandusaurus He p. 70
1984Yandusaurus He and Cai p. 4
1986Yandusaurus Sereno
1990Yandusaurus Benton p. 26
1990Yandusaurus Sues and Norman p. 500
1992Yandusaurus Dong p. 165
1992Yandusaurus Weishampel and Heinrich p. 163
1994Yandusaurus Carpenter p. 289
1997Yandusaurus Sereno p. 448
1997Yandusaurus Sues p. 357
2004Yandusaurus Norman et al. p. 395
2018Yandusaurus Madzia et al. p. 973 fig. 4

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
genusYandusaurusHe 1979

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: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 10 kgg
Minimum body mass: 3 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-25 05:59:12
Modified: 2005-08-25 07:59:12
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Middle Jurassic to the top of the Oxfordian or 174.10000 to 157.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Jurassic174.1 - 163.5China (Sichuan) Y. sp. (193845)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Sichuan) Y. hongheensis (57061)