Padillasaurus Carballido et al. 2015 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: J. L. Carballido, D. Pol, M. L. Parra Ruge, S. Padilla Bernal, M. E. Páramo-Fonseca and F. Etayo-Serna. 2015. A new Early Cretaceous brachiosaurid (Dinosauria, Neosauropoda) from northwestern Gondwana (Villa de Leiva, Colombia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(5):e980505:1-12

Parent taxon: Somphospondyli according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2019

See also Carballido et al. 2015, Mannion et al. 2017 and Salisbury et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Agustinia, Agustinia ligabuei, Angolatitan, Arkharavia, Arkharavia heterocoelica, Astrophocaudia, Australodocus, Austrosaurus, Baotianmansaurus, Brontomerus, Chubutisaurus, Dongbeititan, Dongyangosaurus, Euhelopodidae, Europatitan, Gannansaurus, Huabeisaurus, Huanghetitan, Huanghetitan ruyangensis, Jiangshanosaurus, Ligabuesaurus, Liubangosaurus, Sauroposeidon, Sibirotitan, Sonidosaurus, Tastavinsaurus, Titanosauria, Triunfosaurus, Wintonotitan, Yunmenglong

Subtaxa: Padillasaurus leivaensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at La Tordolla, Villa de Leiva (Cretaceous of Colombia)

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