Name: Mierasaurus.
Phonetic: My-rah-sor-us.
Named By: R.‭ ‬Royo-Torres,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Upchurch,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Kirkland,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬DeBlieux,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Foster,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Cobos‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬Alcalá‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Turiasauria.
Species: M.‭ ‬bobyoungi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Skull about‭ ‬68‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Utah‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cedar Mountain Formation.
Time period: Berriasian/Valanginian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: ‭P‬artial skull and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Mierasaurus is a genus of turiasaurian sauropod dinosaur that lived in Western North America during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Mierasaurus along with the genus Moabosaurus represent at the time of writing some of the last known Turiasaurian sauropod dinosaurs to exist.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Descendants of the Jurassic turiasaurs from Iberia found refuge in the Early Cretaceous of western USA.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Scientific Reports‭ ‬7:14311:1-12.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Royo-Torres,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Upchurch,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Kirkland,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬DeBlieux,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Foster,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Cobos‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬Alcalá‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.


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