Yunnanosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Yunnan (China) and Yunnan (China).

Quick facts about Yunnanosaurus:

  • Existed from Lower Jurassic Epoch to 163.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 17 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Yunnanosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Yunnanosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. Patterson and E. C. Olson. 1961. A triconodont mammal from the Triassic of Yunnan. In G. Vandebroek (ed.), International Colloquium on the Evolution of Lower and Non Specialized Mammals. Koninklijke Vlaamse Academir voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten can Belgie
  • L. Xing and E. M. Roberts. 2013. Novel insect traces on a dinosaur skeleton from the Lower Jurassic Lufeng Formation of China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 388(2):58-68
  • J. Lü and S. Li. 2006. New eusauropod dinosaur from Yuanmou of Yunnan province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 80(1):1-10