Genus: Tethyshadros DALLA VECCHIA 2009
Etymology: Tethys, an ocean that occupied the general position of the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt, and Greek, hadros, for hadrosauroid: "Tethyan hadrosauroid".
= Genus: Nova DALLA VECCHIA, 2001

= Genus: Nova BUFFETAUT, DELFINO & PINNA, 2001

Species: insularis DALLA VECCHIA, 2009
Etymology: Latin, insular, "island dweller."

Holotype: SC 57022

Locality: Karst, near the Villaggio del Pescatore, Adriatic-Dinaric Platform, 45.8°N, 13.6°E, Friuli, Trieste Province, North-eastern Italy.

Horizon: Liburnian Formation (originally Borgo Grotta Gigante Member, “Trieste Karst Limestones Formation”).


Age: Lowermost Campanian Stage, (Campanian-Maastrichtian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous, orignially Late Santonian Stage, Lower Senonian Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Early Late Cretaceous).

Material: Nearly complete skull and skeleton.

Referred material:

57021: Skull and skeleton.
Note: Nicknamed “Antonio”.

57022: Partial forelimbs with articulated elements.
Note: Nicknamed "Primus."

50723: Isolated left pubis.

57026: A partial skeleton with a complete but strongly crushed, skull and most of lower jaw.
Note: Nicknamed "Secundus".

57028: Distal segment of the caudal vertebral column.

57247: A partial skeleton with limb elements, ribs, ossified tendons and pelvic girdle.
Note: Nicknamed "Bruno."

57256: Some sparse bones among them probable manual phalanges and a cervical rib.


SC 57024: Partial scapula.

SC 57025: Cervical vertebra.

SC 57257: Proximal end of a femur.

Number: Not given: A series of 13, articulated distal vertebra.

Number: Not given: LArge articualted elemetns still in situ.
Note: Nicknamed "Tertius."

Number: Nto given: Large articulated elements.
Note: Nicknamed "Zdravko."

SC 57028: A series of 10 fully prepared, articulated distal vertebrae.