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

Quick facts about Omeisaurus:

  • Existed from Middle Jurassic Epoch to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 11 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Omeisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. Tang and X.-S. Jin. 2001. Omeisaurus maoianus: a complete Sauropoda from Jingyan, Sichuan
  • C. Tan and H. Dai. 2019. Discovery of Omeisaurus (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) in the Middle Jurassic Shaximiao Formation of Yunyang, Chongqing, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 57(2):105-116
  • X. He and K. Li. 1988. The Middle Jurassic dinosaur fauna from Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan. Vol. IV. Sauropod dinosaurs (2). Omeisaurus tianfuensis. Sichuan Publishing House of Science and Technology