a plant-eating titanosaurian (gspsaurid? Saraikimasoomine?) sauropod from the Late Cretaceous of Pakistan.
Malkani MS (2014
(Vitakri's innocent child)Etymology
is derived from "Saraiki" (the language of the area in which it was discovered) and the Saraiki word "masoom" (innocent child).
The species epithet
, refers to the formation in which it was discovered.
The remains of Saraikimasoom
were found at the Kali Kakor locality of the Vitakri Formation, Barkhan district, Balochistan, Pakistan.
(MSM-142-4) is a partial skull that was previously referred to Balochisaurus malkani
: Late Cretaceous
: 71-66 mya
Est. max. length
Est. max. hip height
Est. max. weight
• Malkani MS (2014a) "Titanosaurian sauropod dinosaurs from the Latest Cretaceous of Pakistan". 2nd Symposium of International Geoscience Program 608 (IGCP 608) "Cretaceous Ecosystem of Asia and Pacific". Abstract volume, September 04-06, 2014, Tokyo, Japan, 108-111.
• Malkani MS (2015) "Dinosaurs, mesoeucrocodiles, pterosaurs, new fauna and flora from Pakistan". Geological Survey of Pakistan, Information Release No.823.
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