Malarguesaurus González Riga et al. 2009 (Malargüe lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: B. J. González Riga, E. Previtera, and C. A. Pirrone. 2009. Malarguesaurus florenciae gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosauriform (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mendoza, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 30(1):135-148

Parent taxon: Titanosauria according to J. L. Carballido et al. 2017

See also Company 2011, D'Emic 2012, Filippi 2015, González Riga et al. 2009, Mannion and Calvo 2011 and Mannion et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Adamantisaurus, Aegyptosaurus, Andesauridae, Andesauroidea, Andesaurus, Argyrosaurinae, Argyrosaurus, Baalsaurus, Balochisauridae, Barrosasaurus, Brasilotitan, Choconsaurus, Daxiatitan, Diamantinasaurus, Epachthosaurus, Eutitanosauria, Kaijutitan, Karongasaurus, Malakhelisaurus, Mongolosaurus, Narambuenatitan, Pakisauridae, Petrobrasaurus, Rukwatitan, Ruyangosaurus, Savannasaurus, Titanopodus, Titanosauridae, Xianshanosaurus

Subtaxa: Malarguesaurus florenciae

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Type: Malarguesaurus florenciae

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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