Limaysaurus tessonei Calvo and Salgado 1995 ((Río) Limay lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

Alternative combinations: Rayososaurus tessonei, Rebbachisaurus tessonei

Full reference: J. O. Calvo and L. Salgado. 1995. Rebbachisaurus tessonei sp. nov. a new Sauropoda from the Albian-Cenomanian of Argentina; new evidence on the origin of the Diplodocidae. GAIA 11:13-33

Belongs to Limaysaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2012

See also Apesteguía 2007, Bonaparte 1999, Calvo 1999, Calvo and Porfiri 2010, Calvo and Salgado 1995, Calvo and Salgado 1996, Candeiro et al. 2011, Canudo et al. 2010, Carballido et al. 2010, Carvalho et al. 2003, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Grellet-Tinner et al. 2012, Haluza et al. 2012, Mannion 2009, Mannion et al. 2011, Medeiros and Schultz 2003, Medeiros and Schultz 2004, Novas 1997, Salgado 1999, Salgado et al. 2012, Salgado et al. 2004, Taylor and Naish 2005, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilson and Sereno 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUCPv-205. Its type locality is Villa El Chocón, 10 km southwest (MUCP-MACN), which is in a Cenomanian fluvial siltstone in the Candeleros Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of Argentina (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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