Named By: Leonardo Salgado & Rodolfo A. Coria - 2009.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda.
Species: B. casamiquelai (type).
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.
- 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.