Saltasaurus Bonaparte and Powell 1980 (saltasaurine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and J. E. Powell. 1980. A continental assemblage of tetrapods from the Upper Cretaceous beds of El Brete, northwestern Argentina (Sauropoda-Coelurosauria-Carnosauria-Aves). Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 139:19-28

Parent taxon: Saltasaurinae according to B. J. González Riga and L. Ortiz David 2014

See also Bonaparte 1984, Bonaparte 1984, Bonaparte 1996, Bonaparte 1999, Bonaparte and Powell 1980, Calvo and González Riga 2003, Calvo et al. 2007, Calvo et al. 2007, Carroll 1988, Chatterjee and Rudra 1996, Curry Rogers 2005, D'Emic 2012, Filippi et al. 2011, Franco-Rosas et al. 2004, González Riga 2011, González Riga et al. 2009, Jacobs et al. 1996, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Le Loeuff et al. 1995, Mannion et al. 2013, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Mocho et al. 2014, Molnar 1980, Navarrete et al. 2011, Poropat et al. 2016, Powell 1992, Powell 2003, Prasad and Sahni 1999, Royo-Torres et al. 2006, Salgado 1993, Salgado 2003, Salgado and Azpilicueta 2000, Salgado and Calvo 1997, Salgado et al. 1997, Salgado and Coria 2005, Sekiya 2011, Sereno 1998, Smith et al. 2001, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1997, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilson 2002, Wilson 2006, Wilson and Mohabey 2006, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Wilson and Upchurch 2003, Xing et al. 2015, You et al. 2004 and Zaher et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Bonatitan, Neuquensaurus, Rocasaurus, Saltasaurini

Subtaxa: Saltasaurus loricatus

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Type: Saltasaurus loricatus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Estancia "El Brete" (PVL) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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