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Qiaowanlong kangxii

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Qiaowanlong kangxii was named by You and Li (2009). Its type specimen is FRDC GJ 07-14, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Qiaowan, Yujingzi Basin, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Digou Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Qiaowanlong kangxii You and Li
2011Qiaowanlong kangxii Saegusa and Tomida p. 254
2012Qiaowanlong kangxii D'Emic

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Euhelopodidae()
genusQiaowanlong
specieskangxii

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H.-L. You and D.-Q. Li 2009A brachiosaurid sauropod having a low elongation index (EI) ratio (central length with condyle divided by cotyle height: 3.6 and 3 in C6 and C9, respectively), deeply bifurcated cervical neural spines, three fossae on the shallowly depressed lateral surface of the centrum, and much reduced ischium with the width and the length of its shaft about 50 and 70 per cent, respectively, of the comparable portions of the pubis, as well as a long pubic process of the ischium, occupying about 60 per cent of the length of its shaft.