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Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Clade: Sauropoda
Clade: Titanosauria
Genus: Karongasaurus
Gomani, 2005
Type species
Karongasaurus gittelmani
Gomani, 2005

Karongasaurus is the name given to a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous. It was a titanosaurid sauropod. Its fossils, consisting solely of part of a lower mandible and a few teeth, were found in Malawi. The type species, Karongasaurus gittelmani, was described by Elizabeth Gomani in 2005.[1]

Karongasaurus is the first dinosaur discovery published solely online.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Elizabeth M Gomani. Sauropod Dinosaurs from the Early Cretaceous of Malawi, Africa. Palaeontologia Electronica (2005) Volume: 8, Issue: 1, Pages: 37pp.

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