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Named By: LeinTian Ma, DainYong Jiang, Olivier Rieppel, Ryosuke Motani & Andrea Tintori in 2015
Time Period: Middle Triassic, 237 Ma
Location: China, Guizhou Province - Falang Formation
Size: Preserved skeleton length about 2.25-2.3 meters long, but this is missing the end of the tail. Holotype individual probably up to about 2.5 meters long when complete
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): Most of the skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Pistosauroidea |

Wangosaurus is an extinct genus of basal pistosauroid known from the Middle Triassic (late Ladinian stage) Falang Formation of Xingyi in Guizhou Province, southwestern China. It contains a single species, Wangosaurus brevirostris, first described and named by Le-Tian Ma, Da-Yong Jiang, Olivier Rieppel, Ryosuke Motani and Andrea Tintori in 2015. The specific name brevirostris comes from Greek for "short snout". It is known solely from its holotype, a nearly complete and articulated skeleton missing only the rear part of its tail.

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