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meaning: "Heavy lizard"
Named By: J. E. Powell in 1990
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 95-90 Ma
Location: Argentina, Chubut Province - Bajo Barreal Formation
Size: Up to ten meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Remains of three individuals, one of which is represented by an articulated and almost complete partial post cranial specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropodomorpha | Sauropoda | Titanosauria | Lithostrotia |

Epachthosaurus (meaning "heavy lizard") was a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous. It was a titanosaurid sauropod. Its fossils have been found in Central and Northern Patagonia in South America.

Read more about Epachthosaurus at Wikipedia
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