Genus: Mnyamawamtuka GORSCAK & O’CONNOR, 2019
Etymology: Mnyama is the Kiswahili word for "animal" or "beast" and acts as a conceptual proxy to the titans in Titanosauria, and 'wa Mtuka' is Kiswahili for 'of the Mtuka' in reference to the river drainage that yielded the type specimen.

Species: moyowamkia GORSCAK & O’CONNOR, 2019
Etymology: Moyo is the Kiswahili word for heart and 'wa mkia' is Kiswahili for 'of the tail,' in reference to the posterolateral expanision of the posterior centrum on the middle caudal vertebrae that gives the posterior centrum surface as a heart-shape outline.

Holotype: RRBP 05834

Locality: RRBP 20004-06, a quarry along the Mtuka River drainage, roughly 20 kilometers south of Lake Rukwa near the coordinats 32°34'E, 8°34'S, Southwestern Tanzania.

Horizon: Mtuka Member, Galula Formation, Red Sandston Group.


Age: Aptian Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, late Early Cretaceous Epoch-Cenomanian Stage, Middle Gallic Subeoch, lower Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous.

Material: A partial skeleton including an anterior cervical vertebral neural arch and 4 cervical vertebral centra, 7 partial dorsal vertebrae, a sacral neural arch, 3 partial sacral centra, 3 sacral ribs, 7 caudal vertebral neural arches and 7 centra, 4 chevrons, numerous dorsal rib fragments, a right scapula, a right sternal plate, a partial left humerus and distal right humerus, partial left ulna, right metacarpal I and left metacarpal III, a partial left ischium, a partial right pubis, partial left and right femora, left tibia and partial right tibia, a left fibula, left metatarsal I, left metatarsal II, right metatarsal III, left metatarsal IV, left metatarsal V, 2 pedal phalanges, a left ungual, and numerous unidentifiable fragments.