Name: Uberabatitan ‭(‬Uberaba titan‭)‬.
Phonetic: U-ber-ah-ty-tan.
Named By: Leoardo Salgado‭ & ‬Ismer de Souza Carvalho‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria.
Species: U.‭ ‬ribeiroi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Marília Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Limbs,‭ ‬pelvis and vertebrae.

       Uberabatitan is a genus of titanosaurid sauropod dinosaur that is known from the Marilla Formation of the bauru group of Brazil.‭ ‬Being Maastrichtian in age,‭ ‬Uberabatitan would have been one of the last titanosaurs to live before the KT extinction ended the reign of the dinosaurs.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Uberabatitan ribeiroi,‭ ‬a new titanosaur from the Marília Formation‭ (‬Bauru Group,‭ ‬Upper Cretaceous‭)‬,‭ ‬Minas Gerais,‭ ‬Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬51‭ (‬4‭)‬:‭ ‬881‭–‬901.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Leoardo Salgado‭ & ‬Ismer de Souza Carvalho‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
- Osteology and systematics of Uberabatitan ribeiroi (Dinosauria; Sauropoda): a Late Cretaceous titanosaur from Minas Gerais, Brazil. - Zootaxa. 4577 (3): 401–438. - J. C. G. Silva Jr., T. S. Marinho, A. G. Martinelli & M. C. Langer - 2019.


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