Drusilasaura

Name: Drusilasaura.
Phonetic: Dru-sil-ah-sore-e-ah.
Named By: C.‭ ‬Navarrete,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Casal‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬Martínez‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria,‭ ‬Lognkosauria.
Species: D.‭ ‬deseadensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Santa Cruz Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bajo Barreal Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian to Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton.

       The partial skeletal remains that the Drusilasaura genus is known by have been seen to be indicative of a lognkosaurian titanosaur.‭ ‬If this analysis is correct then Drusilasaura would be the oldest known lognkosaurian titanosaur.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Drusilasaura deseadensis gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new titanosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria-Sauropoda‭)‬,‭ ‬of the Bajo Barreal Formation,‭ ‬Upper Cretaceous of north of Santa Cruz,‭ ‬Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Navarrete,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Casal‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬Martínez‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.



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