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Saltasaurus

Reptilia - Titanosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Saltasaurus Bonaparte and Powell p. 20
1980Saltasaurus Molnar p. 139
1984Saltasaurus Bonaparte p. 119
1988Saltasaurus Carroll
1990Saltasaurus McIntosh p. 57
1992Saltasaurus Powell pp. 170-171
1993Saltasaurus Salgado p. 267
1995Saltasaurus Le Loeuff et al. p. 156
1995Saltasaurus Upchurch p. 253
1996Saltasaurus Bonaparte p. 105
1996Saltasaurus Chatterjee and Rudra p. 515
1996Saltasaurus Jacobs et al. p. 601
1997Saltasaurus McIntosh p. 658
1997Saltasaurus Salgado and Calvo p. 45
1997Saltasaurus Salgado et al. pp. 24-25 fig. 19
1997Saltasaurus Upchurch p. 82A
1998Saltasaurus Sereno p. 63
1998Saltasaurus Wilson and Sereno p. 22
1999Saltasaurus Bonaparte p. 161
1999Saltasaurus Prasad and Sahni p. 382
2000Saltasaurus Salgado and Azpilicueta p. 259
2001Saltasaurus Smith et al. p. 1705 fig. 3
2002Saltasaurus Wilson p. 240 fig. 13
2003Saltasaurus Calvo and González Riga fig. 4
2003Saltasaurus Powell p. 29
2003Saltasaurus Salgado p. 17 fig. 1
2003Saltasaurus Wilson and Upchurch p. 156 fig. 21
2004Saltasaurus Franco-Rosas et al. p. 332
2004Saltasaurus Upchurch et al. p. 270
2004Saltasaurus You et al. p. 910 fig. 6
2005Saltasaurus Curry Rogers pp. 69-71 figs. 2.11-2.13
2005Saltasaurus Salgado and Coria p. 441
2006Saltasaurus Royo-Torres et al. p. 1926 fig. 3
2006Saltasaurus Wilson p. 182
2006Saltasaurus Wilson and Mohabey p. 477
2007Saltasaurus Calvo et al. p. 497 fig. 14
2007Saltasaurus Calvo et al. p. 533 fig. 3
2009Saltasaurus González Riga et al. p. 144 fig. 11
2010Saltasaurus Ksepka and Norell
2010Saltasaurus Suteethorn et al.
2011Saltasaurus Filippi et al.
2011Saltasaurus González Riga p. 282
2011Saltasaurus Navarrete et al. p. 9
2011Saltasaurus Sekiya
2011Saltasaurus Zaher et al. p. 8 fig. 7
2012Saltasaurus D'Emic
2013Saltasaurus Mannion et al.
2014Saltasaurus González Riga and Ortiz David
2014Saltasaurus Mocho et al.
2015Saltasaurus Xing et al.
2016Saltasaurus Poropat et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
RankNameAuthor
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Titanosauria
familyTitanosauridae
EutitanosauriaSanz et al. 1999
Lithostrotia
familySaltasauridae
subfamilySaltasaurinae
genusSaltasaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
Maximum body mass: 10000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 3000 kgg
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Form: sphericalinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-25 06:14:19
Modified: 2005-08-25 08:14:19
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (Salta) Atlantosauridae indet. (13307)