Barrosasaurus Salgado and Coria 2009 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: L. Salgado and R. A. Coria. 2009. Barrosasaurus casamiquelai gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Anacleto Formation (Late Cretaceous: early Campanian) of Sierra Barrosa (Neuquén, Argentina). Zootaxa 2222:1-16

Parent taxon: Titanosauria according to L. Salgado and R. A. Coria 2009

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

Subtaxa: Barrosasaurus casamiquelai

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Sierra Barrosa (ACDP) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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