Ligabuesaurus Bonaparte et al. 2006 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte, B. J. González Riga, and S. Apesteguía. 2006. Ligabuesaurus leanzai gen. et sp. nov. (Dinosauria, Sauropoda), a new titanosaur from the Lohan Cura Formation (Aptian, Lower Cretaceous) of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 27:364-376

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

See also Bonaparte et al. 2006, D'Emic 2012, D'Emic 2013, González Riga et al. 2009, Gorscak et al. 2017, Mannion and Calvo 2011 and Mannion et al. 2013

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, Liubangosaurus, Padillasaurus, Sauroposeidon, Sibirotitan, Sonidosaurus, Tastavinsaurus, Titanosauria, Triunfosaurus, Wintonotitan, Yunmenglong

Subtaxa: Ligabuesaurus leanzai

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cerro de los Leones, level 2 (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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