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meaning: "Omei lizard - after Omeishan Mountain"
Named By: C. C. Young in 1939
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, Bathonian-Callovian
Location: China - Sichuan Province - Dashanpu/Lower Shaximiao Formation. Possibly also the Upper Shaximiao though these remains are widely regarded as being indeterminate
Size: Around 10 to just over 15 meters long. Full size depends upon the species
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Many individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Mamenchisauridae |

Omeisaurus (meaning "Omei lizard") is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Period (Bathonian-Callovian stage) of what is now China. Its name comes from Mount Emei, where it was discovered in the lower Shaximiao Formation of Sichuan Province.

Like other sauropods, Omeisaurus was herbivorous and large. It measured 20.2 metres (66 ft) long, and weighed 9.8 tonnes.

Read more about Omeisaurus at Wikipedia
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