Triunfosaurus

Name: Triunfosaurus ‭(‬Triunfo Basin lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Tre-un-foe-sor-us
Named By: I.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Carvalho,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Salgado,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Lindoso,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Araújo-Júnior,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Costa Nogueira‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Soares‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria‭?
Species: T.‭ ‬leonardii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Rio Piranhas Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including the ischium and a caudal‭ (‬tail‭) ‬vertebrae.

       Triunfosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in South America during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Described only from an ischium and tail vertebra,‭ ‬Triunfosaurus was originally described as a titanosaur.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new basal titanosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Sauropoda‭) ‬from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of South American Earth Sciences‭ ‬75:74-84.‭ ‬-‭ ‬I.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Carvalho,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Salgado,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Lindoso,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Araújo-Júnior,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Costa Nogueira‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Soares‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.



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