Moabosaurus

Name: Moabosaurus ‭(‬Moab reptile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mo-ab-o-sor-us.
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)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
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.

       Moabosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in North America during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Moabosaurus is thought to be a member Turiasauria group of sauropods.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.



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