New genus and species Igai Semkhu of titanosaurian dinosaur discovered in Egypt

New genus and species Igai Semkhu of titanosaurian dinosaur discovered in Egypt

Daily Current Affairs   /   New genus and species Igai Semkhu of titanosaurian dinosaur discovered in Egypt

Change Language English Hindi

Category : Science and Tech Published on: September 12 2023

Share on facebook
  • Paleontologists led by Eric Gorscak of Midwestern University recently discovered Igai Semkhu, a new genus and titanosaurian dinosaur species in Egypt.
  • This dinosaur species, Igai Semkhu, lived during the Campanian era of the Late Cretaceous era, about 75 million years ago.
  • Igai Semkhu belongs to the titanosaurian group, a diverse category of herbivorous dinosaurs that are known for their large body size, extended neck, and wide stance.
  • The titanosaurian group includes a wide range of species, from the largest terrestrial vertebrates ever known, to 'dwarf' species no larger than elephants.
  • Igai Semkhu is one of the most informative dinosaurs yet recovered from the latest Cretaceous of Afro-Arabia.
Recent Post's
  • AK Khandelwal, General Manager, East Central Railway becomes member of Railway Board

    Read More....
  • Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launches Annual Capacity Building Plan for integrated manpower development across Railways, Post, BSNL, and CSC.

    Read More....
  • A S Rajeev, MD of Bank of Maharashtra, appointed as Vigilance Commissioner by the government.

    Read More....
  • Kirin Rijiju adds a touch of tech-savvy to MoES Headquarters with a selfie point inauguration in New Delhi.

    Read More....
  • Former Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi's legacy lives on as he passes away at 86.

    Read More....
  • International Gita Mahotsav to be held in Colombo from March 1.

    Read More....
  • Bharatanatyam exponent on Thanjavur temple launches in France.

    Read More....
  • CJI Inaugurates An Ayush Holistic Wellness Centre At The Supreme Court Premises In Delhi.

    Read More....
  • The seventh edition of the Asia Economic Dialogue will be held from Feb 23 till the 25th of February in Pune.

    Read More....
  • Central Excise Day is observed in India on February 24 every year to commemorate the establishment of the Central Excise and Salt Act in 1944.

    Read More....