|Named By:||Y. Zhang in 1985|
|Time Period:||Middle Jurassic|
|Size:||4 meters long|
|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.