Europatitan

Name: Europatitan ‭(‬Europa titan‭)‬.
Phonetic: Yew-rop-ah-ty-tan.
Named By: F.‭ ‬Torcida Fernández-Baldor,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Canudo,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Huerta,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Moreno-Azanza‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬Montero‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Somphospondyli.
Species: E.‭ ‬eastwoodi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated about 20 meters long.
Known locations: Spain‭ ‬-‭ ‬Castrillo de la Reina Formation.
Time period: Barremian/Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.




       Europatitan was a very large somphospondylan sauropod dinosaur that lived in Spain during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬The type species name E.‭ ‬eastwoodi was inspired by the actor Clint Eastwood.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Europatitan eastwoodi,‭ ‬a new sauropod from the lower Cretaceous of Iberia in the initial radiation of somphospondylans in Laurasia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PeerJ‭ ‬5:e3409:1-50‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Torcida Fernández-Baldor,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Canudo,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Huerta,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Moreno-Azanza‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬Montero‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.



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