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meaning: "Yuzhou pliosaurus"
Named By: Y. Zhang in 1985
Time Period: Middle Jurassic
Location: China
Size: 4 meters long
Diet: Piscivore/carnivore
Fossil(s): Mandible (lower jaw) and partial post cranial remains including cervical (neck) vertebrae and ribs and elements of the shoulder girdle
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Plesiosauria | Rhomaleosauridae |

Yuzhoupliosaurus is an extinct genus of plesiosaur from the Middle Jurassic of China. The genus is known only from a lower jaw, a vertebra, and fragments of a pectoral girdle. It is believed this genus lived in fresh water.

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