- Pronunciation: bel-uh-sore-us
- Name meaning: 'fine lizard'
- Type of dinosaur:
Bellusaurus sui skeleton cast replica.
Bellusaurus (meaning "Beautiful lizard") was a small short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic which measured about 4.8 metres (15.74 feet) long. Its fossils were found in Wucaiwan Formation rocks in the northeastern Junggar Basin in China.
Bellusaurus Skeleton cast measures 420x70x200cm (13.77 x 2.29 x 6.56ft)
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Bellusaurus (meaning "Beautiful lizard") was a small short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic which measured about 4.8 metres long. Its fossils were found in Wucaiwan Formation rocks in the northeastern Junggar Basin in China.
The type (and only known) species is Bellusaurus sui, formally described by Chao in 1987. Seventeen individuals were found in a single quarry, suggesting that a herd had been killed in a flash flood. Some features suggest they may have all been juveniles.
Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Sauropsida, Superorder: Dinosauria, Order: Saurischia, Suborder: Sauropodomorpha, Infraorder: Sauropoda, Genus: Bellusaurus sui
Bellusaurus is known from 17 partial skeletons, including from young dinosaurs.
- Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria
- Named by:
- Dong and Azuma (1990)
- Type species:
Dinosaur skeleton casts
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