Omeisaurus
Omeisaurus (meaning "Omei lizard") is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Period (Bathonian-Callovian stage) of what is now China. Its name comes from Mount Emei, where it was discovered in the lower Shaximiao Formation of Sichuan Province.
Like other sauropods, Omeisaurus was herbivorous and large. It measured 10 to 15.2 metres (30 to 50 ft) long and 4 metres (12 ft) high, and weighed 4 tons.
Omeisaurus was first described in 1939. It was named after the sacred mountain Omeishan, which is where the first fossil example of Omeisaurus was found. Most skeletons of Omeisaurus were found in the 1970s and 1980s, during the great “Chinese dinosaur rush”. There have been six species of Omeisaurus named so far: O. junghsiensis, O. changshouensis, O. fuxiensis, O. tianfuensis, O. luoquanensis, and O. maoianus. All of these but the last were named after the locations where they were found. O. fuxiensis was the smallest species, measuring around 35 feet (11 m) long. O. tianfuensis had the longest neck of the genus, around 30 feet (9.1 m) long. The only dinosaur with a longer neck was Mamenchisaurus. A club tail fossil discovered in the same bone bed as the Omeisaurus fossils was thought to belong to this genus, but is now believed to belong to a large specimen of Shunosaurus.
Mounted skeletons of Omeisaurus are on display at the Zigong Dinosaur Museum in Zigong, Sichuan Province and at Beipei Museum, near Chongqing, both in China.

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Omeisaurus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Omeisaurus (meaning "Omei lizard") is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Period (Bathonian-Callovian stage) of what is now China.
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Omeisaurus: Animal Planet
Omeisaurus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Omeisaurus, Late Jurassic dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras.
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Omeisaurus - About.com Dinosaurs
This dinosaur was one of the most common Chinese sauropods.
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Omeisaurus - Age of Dinosaurs
Omeisaurus was a long-necked dinosaur that lived in what is now China. It is a well-known dinosaur to many Chinese, but not very well known elsewhere.
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Omeisaurus is Just Plain Wrong | Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the ...
Aug 28, 2008 ... Omeisaurus tianfuensis skeletal reconstruction, from He et al. (1988:fig. 63). This figure is lifted from an awesomely comprehensive monograph ...
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Omeisaurus - Prehistoric Wildlife
Information about the sauropod dinosaur Omeisaurus and other prehistoric creatures.
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Paleobiology Database: Omeisaurus tianfuensis
Full reference: X. He, K. Li, K. Cai and Y. Gao. 1984. Omeisaurus tianfuensis—a new species of Omeisaurus from Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan. Journal of ...
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Notes: Like Mammenchisaurus, Omeisaurus had an extremely long neck. Because large numbers of this dinosaur were discovered in close proximity, it may be ...
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The authors thought it resembled Omeisaurus, but was distinct based on vertebral details. ... Dinosauria. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 345– 401.
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Michigan State University ... A group of Omeisaurus, medium-sized sauropods, are reconstructed browsing in an Upper Jurassic conifer forest (Norman, 1991).
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The Dinosauria: Second Edition
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The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology
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Omeisaurus is Just Plain Wrong | Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week
When we were planning to start this blog, Matt wrote to Darren and me saying "I am thinking that we should keep the text short and sweet" -- an aspiration that we have consistently failed to live up to. Not today! Here is Omeisaurus tianfuensis. Even by sauropod standards, that neck is just plain crazy.…
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To judge by its numerous fossils, Omeisaurus was the most common sauropod of middle to late Jurassic China. Various species of this unusually long-necked
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Pronunciation: o-MY-ee-SAWR-us Meaning: Mount Emei (China) Lizard Origin: Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan, China Size: 20 m Weight: 25 tonnes Age: Middle and Late Jurassic
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I biked in the Park on Friday morning. I had also biked on Tuesday morning, but what with my other projects, I neglected to mention it earlier. I got fifteen miles on each day. On Friday I headed directly to the far south-east corner of the Park to view the Omeisaurus pictured above. It is part…
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It was 56' long, about 18' tall and had spoon shaped teeth.
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Van Gogh meets Omeisaurus | The RROY REPORT
If you were with us last week, you recall our attempt to visit the St. Louis Science Center was thwarted by dentistry, Talbots and pizza. This week we set aside all other distractions and headed downtown. We arrived just in time for the 10 a.m. showing of "Van Gogh: Brush with Genius" in the OMNIMAX…
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