Rocasaurus Salgado and Azpilicueta 2000 (saltasaurine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Full reference: L. Salgado and C. Azpilicueta. 2000. Un nuevo saltasaurino (Sauropoda, Titanosauridae) de la provincia de Río Negro (Formación Allen, Cretácico Superior), Patagonia, Argentina [A new saltasaurine (Sauropoda, Titanosauridae) from Río Negro province (Allen Formation, Upper Cretaceous), Patagonia, Argentina. Ameghiniana 37(3):259-264

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

See also Calvo et al. 2007, Calvo et al. 2007, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Curry Rogers 2005, D'Emic 2012, Filippi et al. 2011, González Riga 2011, González Riga et al. 2009, Navarrete et al. 2011, Salgado and Azpilicueta 2000, Salgado and Coria 2005, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Bonatitan, Neuquensaurus, Saltasaurini, Saltasaurus

Subtaxa: Rocasaurus muniozi

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Type: Rocasaurus muniozi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Salitral Moreno (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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