Yimenosaurus Bai et al. 1990 (prosauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: Z. Bai, J. Yang, and G. Wang. 1990. [Yimenosaurus, a new genus of Prosauropoda from Yimen County, Yunnan province]. Yuxiwenbo (Yuxi Culture and Scholarship) 1:14-23

Parent taxon: Prosauropoda according to P. M. Galton and P. Upchurch 2004

See also Bai et al. 1990 and Smith and Pol 2007

Sister taxa: Aetonyx, Aetonyx palustris, Agrosaurus, Anchisauridae, Aristosaurus, Aristosaurus erectus, Barrancapus, Blikanasauridae, Dimodosaurus, Dromicosaurus, Dromicosaurus gracilis, Euskelesauridae, Euskelosaurus africanus, Fulengia, Gigantoscelus, Gresslyosaurus, Gresslyosaurus ingens, Gryponyx, Gryponyx africanus, Gryponyx taylori, Gryponyx transvaalensis, Gyposaurus capensis, Hortalotarsus, Hortalotarsus skirtopodus, Leptospondylus, Massospondylus browni, Massospondylus harriesi, Massospondylus schwarzi, Mussauridae, Orinosaurus, Orinosaurus capensis, Otozoidae, Pachysauriscus, Pachysaurops, Pachysaurus, Pachyspondylus, Pengxianpus, Plateosauravidae, Plateosaurus stormbergensis, Pseudotetrasauropus, Pseudotetrasauropus acutunguis, Pseudotetrasauropus curtus, Pseudotetrasauropus elegans, Pseudotetrasauropus francisci, Saurischichnus, Tawasaurus, Teratosaurus trossingensis, Tetrasauropus, Thecodontosaurus dubius, Thecodontosaurus minor, Yunnanosauridae, Zanclodon bavaricus

Subtaxa: Yimenosaurus youngi

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Type: Yimenosaurus youngi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Jiaojiadian (YXV) (Jurassic of China)

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