argentinosaurus

(redirected from Argentinosaurus huinculensis)

ar·gen·ti·no·saur·us

 (är′jən-tē′nō-sôr′əs)
n.
A very large herbivorous sauropod dinosaur of the genus Argentinosaurus of the Cretaceous Period, having a long neck and tail and a small head.

[New Latin Argentinosaurus, genus name : Argentina, Argentina (where its remains were found) + Greek sauros, lizard.]
References in periodicals archive ?
Remains of the 130-foot-long Argentinosaurus huinculensis, another Titanosaur, were found in Argentina in 2014.
20 metros de alto v un femur dedos metros de largo, que corresponderian a un dinosaurio de mas de 15 toneladas de peso y entre 48 y 51 metros de largo, con lo que sobrepasa al Argentinosaurus huinculensis, que era considerado el mas grande.