Asiatosaurus

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Asiatosaurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Infraorder: Sauropoda
Genus: Asiatosaurus
Species
  • A. mongolensis Osborn, 1924 (type)
  • A. kwangshiensis Hou, Yeh & Zhao, 1975

Asiatosaurus (meaning "Asian lizard") was a genus of herbivorous sauropod dinosaur which lived during the early Cretaceous. Its fossils have been found in China and Mongolia. It is known only from teeth, making it difficult to rely on information until more specimens are found to expand our knowledge.

The type species, A. mongolensis, was described by Osborn, in 1924. A. kwangshiensis was described by Hou, Yeh and Zhao, in 1975 based on teeth from the Napai Formation of Guangxi, China. Both are now classified as nomina dubia.

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