Tehuelchesaurus benitezii Rich et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: T. H. Rich, P. Vickers-Rich, O. Gimenez, R. Cúneo, P. Puerta and R. Vacca. 1999. A new sauropod dinosaur from Chubut province, Argentina. Proceedings of the Second Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, National Science Museum Monographs 15:61-84

Belongs to Tehuelchesaurus according to M. D. D'Emic 2012

See also Mocho et al. 2014, Rich et al. 1999, Salgado and Coria 2005, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPEF-PV 1125. Its type locality is Estancia Fernández, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian lacustrine claystone/mudstone in the Cañadón Calcáreo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Estancia Fernández

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