Katepensaurus goicoecheai Ibiricu et al. 2013 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

Full reference: L. M. Ibiricu, G. A. Casal, R. D. Martinez, M. C. Lamanna, M. Luna and L. Salgado. 2013. Katepensaurus goicoecheai, gen. et sp. nov., a Late Cretaceous rebbachisaurid (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from central Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(6):1351-1366

Belongs to Katepensaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UNPSJB-PV 1007, a set of postcrania (an associated partial skeleton consisting of three anterior to middle cervical vertebrae (UNPSJB-PV 1007/1, 1007/2, and 1007/3), three middle to posterior dorsa). Its type locality is Estancia Laguna Palacios "2005 Quarry", which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian fluvial sandstone in the Bajo Barreal Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Estancia Laguna Palacios "2005 Quarry"

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