Saltasaurus loricatus 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

Belongs to Saltasaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

See also Apesteguía 2005, Bonaparte 1984, Bonaparte 1984, Bonaparte 1996, Bonaparte and Powell 1980, Calvo and González Riga 2003, Campos et al. 2005, Curry Rogers 2005, Díez Díaz et al. 2011, Filippi et al. 2011, Filippi and Garrido 2008, Franco-Rosas et al. 2004, González Riga 2011, González Riga et al. 2009, Jacobs et al. 1996, Kellner et al. 2005, Kellner et al. 2006, Le Loeuff et al. 1995, Malkani 2006, Malkani 2008, Mannion and Otero 2012, McIntosh 1990, Molnar and Wiffen 2007, Navarrete et al. 2011, Novas 1997, Olshevsky 1981, Otero and Reguero 2013, Powell 1992, Powell 2003, Prasad and Sahni 1999, Salgado 2003, Salgado and Azpilicueta 2000, Salgado and Calvo 1997, Salgado and Coria 1993, Salgado et al. 1997, Salgado and Coria 2005, Salgado and Coria 2009, Santucci and Bertini 2006, Taylor et al. 2011, Vila et al. 2012 and You et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 4017-92, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Estancia "El Brete" (PVL), which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Lecho Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

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

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