Leyesaurus Apaldetti et al. 2011 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Massospondylidae

Full reference: C. Apaldetti, R. N. Martinez, O. A. Alcober and D. Pol. 2011. A new basal sauropodomorph (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from Quebrada del Barro Formation (Marayes-El Carrizal Basin), Northwestern Argentina. PLoS ONE 6(11):e26964:1-19

Parent taxon: Massospondylidae according to B. W. McPhee et al. 2015

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Apaldetti et al. 2013 and Otero and Pol 2013

Sister taxa: Adeopapposaurus, Coloradisaurus, Glacialisaurus, Lufengosaurus, Massospondylus, Pradhania

Subtaxa: Leyesaurus marayensis

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Type: Leyesaurus marayensis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Balde de Leyes (Jurassic of Argentina)

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