Genus: Uberabatitan SALGADO & SOUZA CARVALHO, 2008
Etymology: After the city of Uberaba, located near the type locality of the type specimen of the type species, and the suffix titan, giant in Greek mythology.

Species: ribeiroi SALGADO & SOUZA CARVALHO, 2008
Etymology: In honor of Luiz Carlos Borges Ribeiro, director of the Centro de Pesquias Paleontologicas Lewellyn Price, for his consitent support of palaeontological research in Minas Gerais State.

Holotype: CPP-UrHo

Locality: Site BR-050 B, km 153, 19°35'33"S, 48°01'42"W, Uberaba, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

Horizon: Upper section of the Serra da Gala Member, Marilia Formation, Bauru Group.


Age: Maastrichtian Stage, Uppermost Senonian Subepoch, Uppermost Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.


CPP-1006-UrHo: Posterior haemal arch. Note: With healing fracture callus on teh left pedicel.

Referred material:

Specimen B

CPP-1020-UrB: Two fused mid-caudal vertebrae.