(bones of the Atacamenians).
Named By: David Rubilar-Rogers, Alexander O.Vargas, Bernardo González Riga, Sergio Soto-Acuñaa, Jhonatan Alarcón-Muñoz, JoséIriarte-Díaz, CarlosArévalo & Carolina S.Gutstein - 2021.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Sauropoda, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia.
Species: A. licanantay (type).
Size: Holotype estimated at 6.3 meters long, though this is a juvenile. Fully grown adults would have been larger.
Known locations: Chile - Hornitos Formation.
Time period: Campanian/Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including cervical (neck) vertebrae, dorsal (back) vertebrae, humerus, femur, ischium.
is a genus of titanosaur
that lived in South America during the late
Cretaceous. Though only known from partial remains, Arackar
the time of its description one of the most complete individual
dinosaurs discovered in Chile.
- Arackar licanantay gen. et sp. nov. a new lithostrotian (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of the Atacama Region, northern Chile. - Cretaceous Research. - David Rubilar-Rogers, Alexander O.Vargas, Bernardo González Riga, Sergio Soto-Acuñaa, Jhonatan Alarcón-Muñoz, JoséIriarte-Díaz, CarlosArévalo & Carolina S.Gutstein - 2021.