|Named By:||X. Xue, Y. Zhang, Y. Bi, L. Yue & D.inK. Chen in 1996|
|Time Period:||Late Cretaceous|
|Location:||China, Shaanxi Province - Shanyang Formation|
|Size:||Uncertain due to lack of remains|
|Fossil(s):||Few partial leg bones|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Coelurosauria ||
Shanyangosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur found in Shaanxi, China, and known only from a few fragmentary leg bones. The bones are reportedly hollow; this, along with other features of the femur and known foot bones, suggest it is a member of the coelurosauria, but a specific family cannot be determined without more material. Holtz et al. assigned Shanyangosaurus to Avetheropoda.