Barrosasaurus

Name: Barrosasaurus.
Phonetic: Bar-ro-sah-sore-us.
Named By: Leonardo Salgado‭ & ‬Rodolfo A.‭ ‬Coria‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda.
Species: B.‭ ‬casamiquelai‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossils.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Neuquén Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Anacleto Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Three dorsal‭ (‬back‭) ‬vertebrae.

       Barrosasaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in South America during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬At the time of its description,‭ ‬the genus is only represented by three dorsal vertebrae.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Barrosasaurus casamiquelai gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new titanosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Sauropoda‭) ‬from the Anacleto Formation‭ (‬Late Cretaceous:‭ ‬early Campanian‭) ‬of Sierra Barrosa‭ (‬Neuquén,‭ ‬Argentina‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zootaxa.‭ ‬2222:‭ ‬1‭–‬16.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Leonardo Salgado‭ & ‬Rodolfo A.‭ ‬Coria‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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