Named By: P. D. Mannion, R. Allain & O. Moine - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Brachiosauridae.
Species: V. damparisensis (type).
Size: Roughly estimated to be about 15 meters long.
Known locations: France.
Time period: Oxfordian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton.
of Vouivria were originally attributed to the
however study of the fossils combined with the
dubious status of Bothriospondylus meant that by
the 1980s the
fossils that these fossils were no longer thought to be
Bothriospondylus. In 2017 the fossils were
used to describe
their own genus, Vouivria. Vouivria
dinosaur that lived in Europe during the late
- The earliest known titanosauriform sauropod dinosaur and the evolution of Brachiosauridae. - PeerJ 5:e3217:1-82. - P. D. Mannion, R. Allain & O. Moine - 2017.