Rebbachisaurus

Rebbachisaurus

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'[Ait] Rebbach lizard'

20.0m-long sauropod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Morocco

Period: Early Cretaceous, 112-99 million years ago

Rebbachisaurus is known only from dorsal vertebrae (part of the backbone), scapula, humerus and sacrum, so reconstructions are quite speculative. But we know it had large spines on its backbone which could have supported a 'sail'.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Rebbachisauridae

Named by: Lavocat (1954)

Type species: garasbae

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