Yangchuanosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Sichuan (China), Sichuan (China) and Sichuan (China).

Quick facts about Yangchuanosaurus:

  • Existed from Bajocian Age to Upper Jurassic Epoch
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Yangchuanosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. He and D. Yan. 1983. A new pterosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan. Journal of the Chengdu College of Geology 1:27-33
  • Z. Dong and Y. Zhang. 1978. [A new carnosaur from Yongchuan County, Sichuan Province]. Ke Xue Tong Bao [Science Newsletter] 23(5):302-304
  • X. He and S. Yang. 1996. [A new species of sauropod, Mamenchisaurus anyuensis sp. nov.]. Papers on Geosciences Contributed to the 30th International Geological Congress