Qiaowanlong belongs to the family of sauropod dinosaur that has been found existed in the Albian of the Cretaceous period. The first fossil skeleton of the genus was found scattered in the regions of China especially in Gansu, Yujinzi Basin. This herbivore species comes under the classification of Chordata, Reptilia, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Macronaria.

Qiaowanlong Dinosaur

The species was first named by You & Li - 2009 and were described in 2009 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Only one partial skeleton was found till date and it was comprised of articulated cervical (neck) vertebrae and a right pelvic girdle, as well as several unidentified bone fragments. The species measured 40 ft in length and 10 tonnes in weight. Qiaowanlong was the first brachiosaurid that has been found existed in China. This type of dinosaur exhibits characteristics more closely like Euhelopus and Erketu.


Qiaowanlong facts:
Name: Qiaowanlong Dinosaurs(Qiaowan dragon).
Named By:

You & Li - 2009.

Fossil representation:

One partial skeleton.