Tastavinsaurus

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Tastavinsaurus
Temporal range: Early Barremian
~125 Ma
Tastavinsaurus - El Castellar, Teruel, Spain - Left femur, tibia & fibula.JPG
Left hindlimb of the referred specimen CT-19
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Clade: Sauropoda
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 Xert Formation of Spain. The type species is Tastavinsaurus sanzi, named in honor of the Rio Tastavins in Spain and Spanish paleontologist José 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.