Name: Astrophocaudia ‭(‬Star tail‭)‬.
Phonetic: As-tro-foe-caw-de-ah.
Named By: Michael D.‭ ‬D’Emic‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Somphospondyli.
Species: A.‭ ‬slaughteri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Texas‭ ‬-‭ ‬Trinity Group.
Time period: Albian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Astrophocaudia was a genus of sauropod named in‭ ‬2012,‭ ‬and considered to be part of a group of sauropods called the Somphospondyli along with Sauroposeidon.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Revision of the sauropod dinosaurs of the Lower Cretaceous Trinity Group,‭ ‬southern USA,‭ ‬with the description of a new genus,‭ ‬Michael D.‭ ‬D’Emic‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.


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