Brachytrachelopan mesai Rauhut et al. 2005 (dicraeosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Dicraeosauridae

Full reference: O. W. M. Rauhut, K. Remes, R. Fechner, G. Cladera, and P. Puerta. 2005. Discovery of a short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic period of Patagonia. Nature 435:670-672

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

See also Rauhut et al. 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPEF-PV 1716. Its type locality is Cerro Cóndor NE sauropod site, which is in a Tithonian fluvial sandstone in the Cañadón Calcáreo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cerro Cóndor NE sauropod site

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