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, Friuli, Trieste Province, North-eastern Italy.

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


Age: 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.

50723: Isolated pubis.

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

57028: Distal segment of the caudal vertebral column.

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

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