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Aeolosaurus colhuehuapensis Casal et al. 2007 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 100435

Alternative combination: Aeolosaurus colhuehuapiensis

Full reference: G. Casal, R. D. Martínez, M. Luna, J. C. Sciutto, and M. C. Lamanna. 2007. Aeolosaurus colhuehuapensis sp. nov. (Sauropoda, Titanosauria) de la Formación Bajo Barreal, Cretácico Superior de Argentina [Aeolosaurus colhuehuapensis sp. nov. (Sauropoda, Titanosauria) from the Bajo Barreal Formation, Upper Cretaceous of Argentina]. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 10(1):53-62

Belongs to Aeolosaurus according to R. M. Santucci and A. C. d. Arruda-Campos 2011

Sister taxa: Aeolosaurus maximus, Aeolosaurus rionegrinus

Type specimen: UNPSJB-PV 959/1 to 959/27, a set of vertebrae. Its type locality is southeast island, Lago Colhué Huapi, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Lago Colhué Huapi Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore