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meaning: "Chuanjie lizard"
Named By: X. Fang, Pang, J., Y. Zhang, Pan, X. Wang, Li & Cheng in 2000
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 168 Ma
Location: China, Yunnan Province - Chuanjie Formation
Size: Estimated about 25 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial fossils from at least three individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Eusauropoda | Mamenchisauridae |

Chuanjiesaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaurs from the middle Jurassic Period. They lived in what is now China. The type species, Chuanjiesaurus anaensis, was first described by Fang, Pang, Lu, Zhang, Pan, Wang, Li and Cheng in 2000. Fossils of the species were found in the village of Chuanjie, Lufeng County, Yunnan Province, (in Chuanjie Formation deposits) and are named after the location where the fossils were discovered.

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