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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
Diet: Carnivore
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.

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