Kaijutitan

Name: Kaijutitan ‭(‬Kaiju titan‭)‬.
Phonetic: Kye-ju-ty-tan.
Named By: L.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Filippi,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Salgado‭ ‬& A.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Garrido‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria.
Species: K.‭ ‬maui‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Neuquén Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sierra Barrosa Formation.
Time period: Coniacian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Kaijutitan is a genus of titanosaur that lived in South America during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬The name‭ ‬Kaijutitan is derived from the Japanese word‭ ‘‬Kaiju‭’ ‬which means‭ ‘‬monster‭’‬.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new giant basal titanosaur sauropod in the Upper Cretaceous‭ (‬Coniacian‭) ‬of the Neuquén Basin,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬100:61-81.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Filippi,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Salgado‭ ‬& A.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Garrido‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.



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