Nemegtosaurus

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Nemegtosaurus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 70 Ma
Opisthocoelicaudia Museum of Evolution in Warsaw 14.JPG
Cast of the skull of Nemegtosaurus, on a mounted Opisthocoelicaudia skeleton, Museum of Evolution of Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Clade: Sauropoda
Clade: Titanosauria
Clade: Lithostrotia
Family: Nemegtosauridae
Genus: Nemegtosaurus
Nowinski, 1971
Species

N. mongoliensis Nowinski, 1971 (type)
N. pachi Dong, 1977 (nomen dubium)

Synonyms

Nemegtosaurus is a genus of titanosaur sauropod dinosaur found in Mongolia. A possible synonym of Nemegtosaurus is Opisthocoelicaudia. It was named after the place it was discovered, the Nemegt Basin.

Mounted skeleton

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