Unquillosaurus

Name: Unquillosaurus ‭(‬Unquillo River lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Un-kwil-lo-sor-us.
Named By: J.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Powell‭ ‬-‭ ‬1979.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Dromaeosauridae,‭ ‬Unenlagiinae.
Species: U.‭ ‬ceibalii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Length of holotype pubis‭ ‬51.4‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Total body size uncertain due to overall lack of fossil remains,‭ ‬but roughly estimated to be somewhere between‭ ‬2‭ ‬and‭ ‬3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Los Blanquitos Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Left pubis.

       Unquillosaurus is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur that lived in South America during the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬At the time of the genus description‭ (‬and writing here‭)‬,‭ ‬Unquillosaurus is only known from a single pubis bone‭ (‬part of the pelvis‭)‬,‭ ‬and so it is very difficult to infer much detail about this dinosaur.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Sobre una asociacion de Dinosaurios y otras evidencias de vertebrados del Crétacico Superior de la region de La Candelaria,‭ ‬Prov.‭ ‬de Salta,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ameghiniana‭ ‬16‭(‬1-2‭)‬:191-204.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Powell‭ ‬-‭ ‬1979.
-‭ ‬Unquillosaurus ceibalii Powell,‭ ‬a giant maniraptoran‭ (‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Theropoda‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Revista del‭ ‬Museo Argentino‭ ‬de Ciencias Naturales,‭ ‬nuevo serie.‭ ‬6‭(‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬61-66.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Novas‭ & ‬Agnolin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
-‭ ‬Aniksosaurus darwini gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new coelurosaurian theropod from the early Late Cretaceous of central Patagonia,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales,‭ ‬nuevo serie‭ ‬8‭(‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬243-259.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.D.‭ ‬Martínez and F.E.‭ ‬Novas‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.



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