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Jobaria tiguidensis Sereno et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 57436

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, A. L. Beck, D. B. Dutheil, H. C. E. Larsson, G. H. Lyon, B. Moussa, R. W. Sadleir, C. A. Sidor, D. J. Varricchio, G. P. Wilson, and J. A. Wilson. 1999. Cretaceous sauropods from the Sahara and the uneven rate of skeletal evolution among dinosaurs. Science 286:1342-1347

Belongs to Jobaria according to M. D. D'Emic 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN TIG3. Its type locality is Tamerát, which is in a Jurassic/Jurassic terrestrial horizon in the Tiourarén Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1800.0, humerus length 1360.0, redius length 1040.0, skull length 730.0, tibia length 1080.0

Estimated body mass: 25.0 tons based on femur length