Mamenchisaurus Young 1954 (mamenchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae

Synonym: Zigongosaurus Hou et al. 1976

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1954. On a new sauropod from Yiping, Szechuan, China. Acta Paleontologica Sinica 2(4):355-369

Parent taxon: Mamenchisauridae according to X.-X. Ren et al. 2018

See also Allain and Aquesbi 2008, Berman and McIntosh 1978, Bonaparte 1986, Buffetaut et al. 1995, Buffetaut et al. 1997, Buffetaut et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Chao 1965, Charig 1980, Dong 1990, Dong 1992, Dong 1997, Dong 1998, Dong et al. 1983, He 1984, He et al. 1988, He et al. 1996, Hou et al. 1976, Huene 1958, Huene 1959, Hunt et al. 1995, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Lü et al. 2006, Lü et al. 2008, Martin-Rolland 1999, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Mocho et al. 2014, Naish and Martill 2007, Otero and Pol 2013, Ouyang and Ye 2002, Romer 1966, Royo-Torres et al. 2006, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell and Zheng 1994, Sekiya 2011, Steel 1970, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Suteethorn et al. 2013, Tatarinov 1964, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilson 2002, Xing et al. 2015, Young 1954, Young 1958, Young and Chao 1972, Zhang and Chen 1996 and Zhao 1983

Sister taxa: Anhuilong, Chuanjiesaurus, Eomamenchisaurus, Huangshanlong, Omeisaurus, Qijianglong, Tienshanosaurus, Tonganosaurus, Xinjiangtitan, Yuanmousaurus

Subtaxa: Mamenchisaurus anyuensis Mamenchisaurus constructus Mamenchisaurus fuxiensis Mamenchisaurus gongjianensis Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum Mamenchisaurus youngi

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Type: Mamenchisaurus constructus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Thailand (2 collections)

• Jurassic of China (14), Mongolia (7)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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