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meaning: "Nanchang lizard"
Named By: Wang in 1959
Time Period: Middle Triassic, Anisian
Location: China - Nanchang Province
Size: About 90-100 centimetres long
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): At least one specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Diapsida |

Nanchangosaurus is an extinct genus of aquatic reptile native to the middle Triassic of China. It was named after the area in China, Nanchang, where it was found. It was about three feet (one meter) in length, and probably fed on fish or used its long jaws to probe for aquatic invertebrates. It resembled the ichthyosaurs in build, and may be related to them.

Read more about Nanchangosaurus at Wikipedia
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