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

Quick facts about Sinosaurus:

  • Existed from 201.3 million years ago to Sinemurian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 11 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Sinosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. N. Bien. 1940. Discovery of Triassic saurischian and primitive mammalian remains at Lufeng, Yunnan. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 20(3/4):225-234
  • C.-C. Young. 1948. Further notes on Gyposaurus sinensis Young. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 28(1-2):91-103
  • C.-C. Young. 1951. The Lufeng saurischian fauna in China. Palaeontologia Sinica, New Series C 13:1-96