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Temporal range: Late Jurassic, 160–145 Ma
Munted skelet o M. sinocanadorum, Japan
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Faimily: Mamenchisauridae
Genus: Mamenchisaurus
Young, 1954
Teep species
Mamenchisaurus constructus
Young, 1954
  • M. constructus Young, 1954
  • M. hochuanensis Young & Zhao, 1972
  • M. sinocanadorum Russell & Zheng, 1994
  • M. youngi Pi, Ouyang & Ye, 1996
  • M. anyuensis He et al., 1996
  • M. jingyanensis Zhang, Li & Zeng, 1998
  • M. yunnanensis Fang et al., 2004[1]

Mamenchisaurus is a sauropod dinosaur genus includin several species, kent for thair remerkably lang necks[2] that made up hauf the tot bouk lenth.[3]


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  1. Fang, X.; Zhao; Lu, L.; Cheng, Z. (2004). "Discovery of Late Jurassic Mamenchisaurus in Yunnan, southwestern China". Geological Bulletin of China. 23 (9–10): 1005–1011.
  2. Sues, Hans-Dieter (1997). "Sauropods". In James Orville Farlow; M. K. Brett-Surman (eds.). The Complete Dinosaur. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. p. 274. ISBN 0-253-33349-0.
  3. Norman, David B. (2004). "Dinosaur Systematics". In Weishampel, D.B.; Dodson, P.; Osmólska, H. (eds.). The Dinosauria (2nd ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 318. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.