Named By: B. B. Britt, R. D. Scheetz, M. F. Whiting & D. R. Wilhite - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Turiasauria.
Species: M. utahensis (type).
Size: Estimated to be about 10 meters long.
Known locations: USA, Utah - Cedar Mountain Formation-Dalton Wells Quarry.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains of several individuals.
is a genus of sauropod
dinosaur that lived in North America during the
early Cretaceous. Moabosaurus is thought to be a
group of sauropods.
- Moabosaurus utahensis, n. gen., n. sp., a new sauropod from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) of North America. - Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 32(11):189-243. - B. B. Britt, R. D. Scheetz, M. F. Whiting & D. R. Wilhite - 2017.
- Descendants of the Jurassic turiasaurs from Iberia found refuge in the Early Cretaceous of western USA. - Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 14311 (2017) - Rafael Royo-Torres, Paul Upchurch, James I. Kirkland, Donald D. DeBlieux, John R. Foster, Alberto Cobos & Luis Alcalá - 2017.