(Triunfo Basin lizard).
Named By: I. S. Carvalho, L. Salgado, R. M. Lindoso, H. I. Araújo-Júnior, F. C. Costa Nogueira & J. A. Soares - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Titanosauria?
Species: T. leonardii (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Brazil - Rio Piranhas Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including the ischium and a caudal (tail) vertebrae.
is a genus of sauropod
dinosaur that lived in South America during the
early Cretaceous. Described only from an ischium and tail vertebra,
Triunfosaurus was originally described as a
- A new basal titanosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. - Journal of South American Earth Sciences 75:74-84. - I. S. Carvalho, L. Salgado, R. M. Lindoso, H. I. Araújo-Júnior, F. C. Costa Nogueira & J. A. Soares - 2017.