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meaning: "Lourinha lizard"
Named By: P. Dantas, J. L. Sanz, C. M. Silva, F. Ortega, V. F. Santos & M. Cachao in 1998
Time Period: Late Jurassic 153-150 Ma
Location: Portugal
Size: Estimated to be about 17 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, but usually represented only by partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropodomorpha | Sauropoda | Eusauropoda |
Also known as: | Apatosaurus alenquerensis | Atlantosaurus alenquerensis | Camarasaurus alenquerensis |

Lourinhasaurus (meaning "Lourinha lizard") was an herbivorous sauropod dinosaur genus dating from Late Jurassic strata of Estremadura, Portugal.

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