Ferganasaurus

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Ferganasaurus
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic, Callovian
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Ferganasaurus
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F. verzilini
Binomial name
Ferganasaurus verzilini
Alifanov & Averianov, 2003

Ferganasaurus was a genus of dinosaur first formally described in 2003 by Alifanov and Averianov. The type species is Ferganasaurus verzilini. It was a sauropod similar to Rhoetosaurus. The fossils were discovered in 1966 in Kyrgyzstan from the Balabansai Formation and date to the Callovian stage of the Middle Jurassic.[1]

References

  1. ^ Alifanov, Vladimir R.; Averianov, Alexander O. (2003-06-17). "Ferganasaurus verzilini, gen. et sp. nov., a new neosauropod (Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of Fergana Valley, Kirghizia". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 23 (2): 358–372. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2003)023[0358:fvgesn]2.0.co;2. ISSN 0272-4634.
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20050830082006/http://palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk/dinobase/Yrs2000.html
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20070928020945/http://www.courier.com.ru/priroda/pr1003new_31.htm
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