Name: Kholumolumo ‭(‬derived from a type of dragon in Sotho mythology‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ko-lum-oh-lu-mo.
Named By: Claire Peyre de Fabrègues‭ & ‬Ronan Allain‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Massopoda.
Species: K.‭ ‬ellenbergerorum‭ (‬type‭).
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬9‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Lesotho‭ ‬-‭ ‬Elliot Formation.
Time period: Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of several individuals.

       Kholumolumo is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur that lived in Southern Africa during the late Triassic.

Further reading
‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kholumolumo ellenbergerorum,‭ ‬gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new early sauropodomorph from the lower Elliot Formation‭ (‬Upper Triassic‭) ‬of Maphutseng,‭ ‬Lesotho.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬in press:‭ ‬e1732996.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Claire Peyre de Fabrègues‭ & ‬Ronan Allain‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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