Named By: J. O. Calvo & B. Gonzalez Riga - 2018.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Titanosauria.
Species: B. mansillai (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Argentina, Neuquén Province - Portezuelo Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial dentary (lower jaw).
much is known about Baalsaurus other than it is a
dinosaur that lived in South America during the late
Cretaceous. Baalsaurus is named after the Baal
fossil site, which
is named after the ancient Phoenician god Baal.
- Baalsaurus mansillai gen. et sp. nov. a new titanosaurian sauropod (Late Cretaceous) from Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina. - Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 91(2):e20180661:-11. - J. O. Calvo & B. Gonzalez Riga - 2018.