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Named By: J. L. Carballido, D. Pol, M. L. Parra Ruge, S. Padilla Bernal, M. E. ParamoinFonseca & F. EtayoinSerna in 2015
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, Barremian
Location: Colombia - Paja Formation
Size: Length of the eight anterior caudal vertebrae about 115-116 centimetres long. Total size uncertain due to lack of remains, but comparisons to Brachiosaurus yield an estimate of about 14 meters long (measuring along the curvature of the neck, body and tail) for the holotype individual
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): 1 dorsal (back), 2 sacral and 8 caudal (tail) vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosuria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Brachiosauridae |

Padillasaurus is an extinct genus of brachiosaurid sauropod known from the Early Cretaceous (Barremian stage) Paja Formation in Colombia. It contains a single species, Padillasaurus leivaensis, known only from a single partial axial skeleton. Padillasaurus represents the first South American brachiosaurid ever discovered and named. Before its discovery, the only known brachiosaurid material on the continent was from the Jurassic period, however being very fragmentary.

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