Leinkupal laticauda Gallina et al. 2014 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Full reference: P. A. Gallina, S. Apesteguia, A. Haluza and J. I. Canale. 2014. A diplodocid sauropod survivor from the Early Cretaceous of South America. PLoS One 9(5):e97128

Belongs to Leinkupal according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

See also Gallina et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MMCH-Pv 63-1, a set of vertebrae (anterior caudal vertebra). Its type locality is Route 237, 40 km south of PicĂșn Leufu (type locality of Bajada Colorada Fm), which is in a Berriasian/Valanginian fluvial sandstone/conglomerate in the Bajada Colorada Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Route 237, 40 km south of PicĂșn Leufu (type locality of Bajada Colorada Fm)

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