Qinlingosaurus

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Qinlingosaurus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian
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Qinlingosaurus

Xue et al., 1996
Binomial name
Qinlingosaurus luonanensis
Xue et al., 1996

Qinlingosaurus is a genus of herbivorous sauropod from the late Cretaceous, one of the last in Asia. The fossil evidence is very limited: it is only an ilium, ischium and three vertebrae.

The type species is Qinlingosaurus luonanensis. The generic name comes from where the first fossils were found in the Qinling mountain range in China.[1]

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  1. Xue X. et al 1996. The development and environmental changes of the intermontane basins in the Eastern part of Qinling Mountains. Geological Publishing House, Beijing. 181 pp.