Erketu

Erketu

Pronunciation:
er-kee-tu
Name meaning:
'Erketu = Tengri (a Mongolian creator-god)'
Erketu
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
15.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous
Found in:
Mongolia

Erketu is known from articulated cervical vertebrae (backbone), a sternal plate (breastbone) and an articulated lower leg.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria
Named by:
Ksepka and Norell (2006)
Type species:
ellisoni

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