|Named By:||Z. Dong in 1990|
|Time Period:||Middle Jurassic, 170 Ma|
|Location:||China - Shishougou Formation|
|Size:||Around 4.8 to 5 meters long for the remains found, though older individuals would have likely been larger|
|Fossil(s):||At least 17 individuals represented by partial remains, probably of juveniles|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropodomorpha | Sauropoda | Mamenchisauridae ||
Bellusaurus (meaning "Beautiful lizard", from Vulgar Latin bellus 'beautiful' (masculine form) and Ancient Greek sauros 'lizard') was a small short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic which measured about 4.8 metres (16 ft) long. Its fossils were found in Shishugou Formation rocks in the northeastern Junggar Basin in China.