Named By: T. S. Kutty, S. Chatterjee, P. M. Galton & P. Upchurch - 2007.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Massospondylidae.
Species: P. gracilis (type).
Size: Roughly about 4 meters long.
Known locations: India - Upper Dharmaram Formation.
Time period: Sinemurian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.
Pradhania is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur that lived in what is now India during the Early Jurassic. Later analysis of the genus has interpreted Pradhania as massospondylid. Pradhania likely shared the same habitat as the genus Lamplughsaura which is also known from the same formation.
- Basal sauropodomorphs (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Lower Jurassic of India: their anatomy and relationships. - Journal of Paleontology 81(6):1552-1574. - T. S. Kutty, S. Chatterjee, P. M. Galton & P. Upchurch - 2007.
- New dinosaur species from the Upper Triassic Upper Maleri and Lower Dharmaram formations of central India. - Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 101 (3–4): 333–349. - Fernando E. Novas, Martin D. Ezcurra, Sankar Chatterjee & T. S. Kutty - 2011.