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Yunmenglong ruyangensis - A Sauropod Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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  • Neal Robbins
        This link has an illustration of Euhelopus, which is related to Yunmenglong. Both are in the clade Somnospondyli. The image gives an idea of how
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          This link has an illustration of Euhelopus, which is related to Yunmenglong. Both are in the clade Somnospondyli. The image gives an idea of how Yunmenglong would have looked.
       
          Yunmenglong ruyangensis was a sauropod dinosaur of the Cretaceous. The systematic paleontology of it is:
       
      Dinosauria Owen 1842
      Saurischia Seeley 1887
      Sauropodomorpha von Huene 1932
      Sauropoda Marsh 1878
      Somnospondyli Wilson and Sereno 1998
      Yunmenglong Junchang Lu et al. 2013
      Yunmenglong ruyangensis Junchang Lu et al. 2013
       
          Junchang Lu, Li Xu, Hanyong Pu, Xingliao Zhang, Yiyang Zhang, Songhai Jia, Huali Chang, Jiming Zhang, and Xuefang Wei wrote an article titled A new sauropod dinosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the late Early Cretaceous of the Ruyang Basin (central China). It was published in 2013 in Cretaceous Research. The abstract is on this link.
       
          Neal Robbins
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