Janenschia was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lindi (Tanzania).

Quick facts about Janenschia:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Tithonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 11681752 g
  • Fossil femurs are approximately 1330 mm long and 131.5 mm wide
  • 7 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Janenschia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • W. Janensch. 1929. Material und Formegehalt der Sauropoden in der Ausbeute der Tendaguru-Expedition, 1909-1912 [Material and figured content of sauropods in the yield of the Tendaguru Expedition, 1909-1912]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):3-34
  • W. Janensch. 1961. Die Gliedmaszen und Gliedmaszengürtel der Sauropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten [The limbs and limb girdles of the sauropods of the Tendaguru Beds]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 3(4):177-235
  • W. Janensch. 1925. Die Coelurosaurier und Theropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten Deutsch-Ostafrikas [The coelurosaurs and theropods of the Tendaguru Formation of German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 1(1):1-100