Demandasaurus

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Demandasaurus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 125Ma
Restoration
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Family: Rebbachisauridae
Subfamily: Nigersaurinae
Genus: Demandasaurus
Fernández-Baldor et al., 2011
Species: † D. darwini
Binomial name
Demandasaurus darwini
Fernández-Baldor et al., 2011

Demandasaurus is a genus of rebbachisaurid sauropod dinosaur from early Cretaceous (late Barremian – early Aptian stage) deposits of Spain. Demandasaurus is known from an incomplete but associated skeleton that includes cranial and postcranial remains. It was collected from the Castrillo la Reina Formation in Burgos Province of Spain. It was first named by Fidel Torcida Fernández-Baldor, José Ignacio Canudo, Pedro Huerta, Diego Montero, Xabier Pereda Suberbiola and Leonardo Salgado in 2011 and the type species is Demandasaurus darwini.[1]

Left dentary

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fidel Torcida Fernández-Baldor, José Ignacio Canudo, Pedro Huerta, Diego Montero, Xabier Pereda Suberbiola and Leonardo Salgado (2011). "Demandasaurus darwini, a new rebbachisaurid sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56 (3): 535–552. doi:10.4202/app.2010.0003.