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Re: Losillasaurus giganteus, a new Spanish sauropod

There is no estimation of the size of the beast in the paper.

The specimen vas a subadult, because the obturator foramen of pubis is open
and the sacrum is not completely fused.

The holotype is a complete anterior caudal vertebra, with a total height
(centrum + neural arch) of 72 cm.  The humerus length is 143 cm.

Hope this helps

At 14:49 06/06/2001, Tim Williams wrote:
>Out of curiosity, just how "giganteus" is _Losillasaurus giganteus_?
>(i.e. how big is it estimated to be?)

Jose Ignacio Ruiz-Omeñaca
Area de Paleontologia
Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra
Universidad de Zaragoza
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