Neuquensaurus Powell 1992 (saltasaurine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Synonyms: Loricosaurus Huene 1927, Microcoelus Lydekker 1893

Full reference: J. E. Powell. 1992. Osteologia de Saltasaurus loricatus (Sauropoda - Titanosauridae) del Cretácico Superior del noroeste Argentino [Osteology of Saltasaurus loricatus (Sauropoda - Titanosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of northwest Argentina]. In J. L. Sanz & A. D. Buscalioni (eds.), Los Dinosaurios y Su Entorno Biotico: Actas del Segundo Curso de Paleontologia in Cuenca. Institutio "Juan de Valdes", Cuenca, Argentina 165-230

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

See also Ameghino 1900, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1984, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1996, Bonaparte 1999, Bonaparte and Powell 1980, Calvo and González Riga 2003, Calvo et al. 2007, Calvo et al. 2007, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Carpenter 2001, Carroll 1988, Casamiquela 1964, Coombs 1978, Coria and Salgado 2001, Curry Rogers 2005, D'Emic 2012, D'Emic et al. 2011, Filippi et al. 2011, Gasparini et al. 1996, González Riga et al. 2009, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Huene 1931, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Kuhn 1964, Lydekker 1893, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Molnar 1980, Navarrete et al. 2011, Nopcsa 1929, Otero and Reguero 2013, Powell 1992, Powell 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Salgado 1996, Salgado et al. 2005, Salgado and Azpilicueta 2000, Salgado and Calvo 1997, Salgado et al. 1997, Salgado and Coria 2005, Steel 1970, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Tatarinov 1964, Upchurch et al. 2004, von Zittel 1911, Wilson 2002, Wilson 2006, Wilson and Mohabey 2006, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Wilson and Upchurch 2003, You et al. 2004 and Zaher et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Bonatitan, Rocasaurus, Saltasaurini, Saltasaurus

Subtaxa: Microcoelus patagonicus Neuquensaurus australis Neuquensaurus robustus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (6 collections), Uruguay (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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