Name: Soriatitan ‭(‬Soria titan‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sor-e-ah-ty-tan.
Named By: R.‭ ‬Royo-Torres,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Fuentes,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Meijide,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Meijide-Fuentes‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬Meijide-Fuentes‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Brachiosauridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬golmayensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to be between‭ ‬13-14‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Spain‭ ‬-‭ ‬Golmayo Formation.
Time period: Hauterivian/Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Teeth and partial post cranial skeletal remains.

       Soriatitan is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in Spain during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Although only known from partial remains,‭ ‬Soriatitan has been identified as a brachiosaurid sauropod,‭ ‬with features seen in both European and North American brachiosaurid dinosaurs.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Brachiosauridae Sauropod dinosaur from the lower Cretaceous of Europe‭ (‬Soria Province,‭ ‬Spain‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬80:38-55.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Royo-Torres,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Fuentes,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Meijide,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Meijide-Fuentes‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬Meijide-Fuentes‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.


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