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).
Size: Estimated about 12-14 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.
- 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.