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Sanxiasaurus
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic
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Skeletal
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Genus: Sanxiasaurus
Species: S. modaoxiensis
Binomial name
Sanxiasaurus modaoxiensis
Li et al., 2019
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Vertebrae seen from several angles

Sanxiasaurus (meaning "Sanxia lizard") is a genus of neornithischian dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Xintiangou Formation in the Chongqing Municipality of China. The type and only species is S. modaoxiensis.[1]

It is the oldest known neornithischian from Asia.

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