|Named By:||A. W. A. Kellner, D. d. A. Campos & M. N. F. Trotta in 2005|
|Time Period:||Late Cretaceous|
|Location:||Brazil, Minas Gerais - Marilia Formation|
|Size:||Estimated about 24 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Partial post cranial remains including caudal (tail) vertebrae|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Titanosauria ||
Baurutitan was a genus of Late Cretaceous sauropod dinosaur. It was a lithostrotian titanosaur which lived in what is now Brazil. The type species, Baurutitan britoi, was described in 2005 by Kellner, Campos, and Trotta and is based on distinctive caudal vertebrae. This South American dinosaur was found in Uberaba, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.