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meaning: "Titanic lizard"
Named By: R. Lydekker in 1877
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 70 Ma
Location: Lameta Formation
Size: Uncertain, but original remains first described for the genus seems seem to have come from an individual titanosaur about 9-12 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Original material consists of vertebrae and partial limbs
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Titanosauria |

Titanosaurus (meaning 'titanic lizard' - named after the mythological 'Titans', deities of Ancient Greece) is a dubious genus of sauropod dinosaurs, first described by Lydekker in 1877. It is known from the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) Lameta Formation of India.

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