Tastavinsaurus

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Tastavinsaurus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Tastavinsaurus - El Castellar, Teruel, Spain - Left femur, tibia & fibula.JPG
Leg bones
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Clade: Neosauropoda
Clade: Macronaria
Clade: Camarasauromorpha
Branch: Laurasiformes
Genus: Tastavinsaurus
Canudo et al., 2008
Species: T. sanzi
Binomial name
Tastavinsaurus sanzi
Canudo et al., 2008
Restoration

Tastavinsaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur belonging to the Titanosauriformes. It is based on a partial skeleton from the Early Cretaceous of Spain. The type species is Tastavinsaurus sanzi, named in honor of the Rio Tastavins in Spain and Spanish paleontologist Jose Luis Sanz.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canudo, José I.; Royo-Torres, Rafael; Cuenca-Bescós, Gloria (2008). "A new sauropod: Tastavinsaurus sanzi gen. et sp. nov. from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) of Spain". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28 (3): 712–731. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2008)28[712:ANSTSG]2.0.CO;2.