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A new species of early-diverging Sauropodiformes from the Lower Jurassic Fengjiahe Formation of Yunnan Province of China.

This is an excellent paper to keep as a reference source for sauropod bobes of the lower Jurassic.

 

Irisosaurus yimenensis.

 

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-67754-4#disqus_thread

 

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The thread title is a bit incorrect -- Irisosaurus isn't a sauropod but a basal sauropodiform closely related to Mussaurus, the taxonomic status of which was up in the air until recently because the original Mussaurus specimens were juvenile.

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@DD1991

 

On 7/3/2020 at 8:59 AM, Troodon said:

new species of early-diverging Sauropodiformes from the Lower Jurassic Fengjiahe Formation of Yunnan Province of China.

A bit picky did you not read the post..  

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