Named By: L. S. Filippi, L. Salgado & A. C. Garrido - 2019.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Titanosauria.
Species: K. maui (type).
Known locations: Argentina, Neuquén Province - Sierra Barrosa Formation.
Time period: Coniacian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
is a genus of titanosaur
that lived in South America during the late
Cretaceous. The name Kaijutitan is derived from
the Japanese word
‘Kaiju’ which means ‘monster’.
- A new giant basal titanosaur sauropod in the Upper Cretaceous (Coniacian) of the Neuquén Basin, Argentina. - Cretaceous Research 100:61-81. - L. S. Filippi, L. Salgado & A. C. Garrido - 2019.