Named By: J. F. Bonaparte, W.-D. Heinrich & R. Wild - 2000.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Titanosauriformes, Somphospondyli.
Species: T. tanzaniensis (type).
Size: Uncertain because only known from a few vertebrae, but estimated at about 20 meters long.
Known locations: Tanzania - Tendaguru Formation.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Only vertebrae.
Tendaguria is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lined in Africa during the late Jurassic. At the time of writing Tendaguria is only known from a few vertebrae, but analysis of this show a similarity to the Australian Wintonotitan.
- Review of Janenschia Wild, with the description of a new sauropod from the Tendaguru beds of Tanzania and a discussion on the systematic value of procoelous caudal vertebrae in the Sauropoda. - Palaeontographica Abteilung A 256(1-3):25-76. - J. F. Bonaparte, W.-D. Heinrich, and R. Wild - 2000.