Nhandumirim

Name: Nhandumirim ‭(‬small rhea‭)‬.
Phonetic: Nan-du-me-rim.
Named By: J.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Marsola,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bittencourt,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Butler,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Da Rosa,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Say„o‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Langer‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurishcia.
Species: N.‭ ‬waldsangae‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santa Maria Formation.
Time period: Late Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains,‭ ‬including partial pelvis,‭ ‬right leg and vertebrae.

       Nhandumirim is a genus of saurischian dinosaur that lived in South America during the late Triassic.‭ ‬Nhandumirim has been interpreted both‭ ‬as a theropod dinosaur by some‭ ‬and a sauropodomorph by others.‭ ‬Unfortunately the lack of fossil preservation of the holotype individual makes it hard to be certain which.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new dinosaur with theropod affinities from the Late Triassic Santa Maria Formation,‭ ‬south Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬38‭(‬5‭)‬:e1531878.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Marsola,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bittencourt,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Butler,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Da Rosa,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Say„o‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Langer‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.


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