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 K. E. J. Chapelle et al. 2019

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Apaldetti et al. 2013, McPhee et al. 2015 and Otero and Pol 2013

Sister taxa: Adeopapposaurus, Coloradisaurus, Glacialisaurus, Ignavusaurus, Lufengosaurus, Massospondylus, Ngwevu, Pradhania, Sarahsaurus

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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