Tapuiasaurus macedoi Zaher et al. 2011 (titanosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Full reference: H. Zaher, D. Pol, A. B. Carvalho, P. M. Nascimento, C. Riccomini, P. Larson, R. Juarez-Valieri, R. Pires-Domingues, N. J. Silva and D. A. Campos. 2011. A complete skull of an Early Cretaceous sauropod and the evolution of advanced titanosaurians. PLoS One 6(2):e16663:1-10

Belongs to Tapuiasaurus according to H. Zaher et al. 2011

See also Díez Díaz et al. 2011 and Díez Díaz et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MZSP-PV 807, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Embira-Branca hills, Coração de Jesus, which is in an Aptian lacustrine claystone in the Quiricó Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Embira-Branca hills, Coração de Jesus

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