Mamenchisaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Chongqing (China), Govi-Altai (Mongolia) and Yunnan (China).

Quick facts about Mamenchisaurus:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to 139.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 23 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Mamenchisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C.-C. Young. 1954. On a new sauropod from Yiping, Szechuan, China. Acta Paleontologica Sinica 2(4):355-369
  • Z. Dong and S. Zhou. 1983. [Dinosaurs from the Jurassic of Sichuan]. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C, Whole Number 162(23):1-136
  • D. A. Russell and Z. Zheng. 1990. The 1989 field season of the Dinosaur Project. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(4):322