- Name meaning:
- 'tidal giant'
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- Type of dinosaur:
A partial postcranial skeleton of Paralititan has been found, but no skull, so reconstructions of the shape of the head are based on similar dinosaurs. The remains were found in a fossil mangrove swamp.
- Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia
- Named by:
- Smith, Lamanna, Lacovara, Dodson, Smith, Poole, Giegengack and Attia (2001)
- Type species: