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Austrosaurus

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Dorsal vertebrae (part of the backbone) and limb remains of Austrosaurus have been found.

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Pronounced
aws-troh-sore-us
Meaning of name
south lizard
Length
about  15m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(112 - 99 million years ago)
Found in
Australia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Austrosaurus
Named by
Longman (1933)
Type species
mckillopi