Name: Muyelensaurus ‭(‬Muyelen lizard‭).
Phonetic: Moy-el-en-sore-us.
Named By: J.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Calvo,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬González Riga‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Porfiri‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria.
Species: M.‭ ‬pecheni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: About‭ ‬11‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Neuquén Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Plottier Formation.
Time period: Coniacian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeletal remains.

       Named after the Mapuche word for the Colorado River‭ (‬Muyelen‭) ‬Muyelensaurus was a genus of titanosaur that lived in Argentina during the Coniacian of the Cretaceous.‭ ‬Muyelensaurus is notable by being a particularly gracile genus of titanosaur.

Further reading
A new titanosaur sauropod from the Late Cretaceous of Neuquén,‭ ‬Patagonia,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Arquivos do Museu Nacional,‭ ‬Rio de Janeiro‭ ‬65‭(‬4‭)‬:485-504.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Calvo,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬González Riga‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Porfiri‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.


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