Baurutitan

Name: Baurutitan.
Phonetic: Bow-ru-ty-tan.
Named By: A.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kellner,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬d.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Campos‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Trotta‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria.
Species: B.‭ ‬britoi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Estimated about‭ ‬24‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Brazil,‭ ‬Minas Gerais‭ ‬-‭ ‬Marília Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including caudal‭ (‬tail‭) ‬vertebrae.

       Named in‭ ‬2005,‭ ‬Baurutitan seems to have been a fairly large titanosaur that lived in Brazil during the last stage of the Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Description of a titanosaurid caudal series from the Bauru Group,‭ ‬Late Cretaceous of Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Arquivos do Museu Nacional,‭ ‬Rio de Janeiro‭ ‬63‭(‬3‭)‬:529-564.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kellner,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬d.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Campos‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Trotta‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.



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