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Pitekunsaurus Filippi and Garrido 2008 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 140725

Full reference: L. S. Filippi and A. C. Garrido. 2008. Pitekunsaurus macayai gen. et sp. nov., nuevo titanosaurio (Saurischia, Sauropoda) del Cretácico Superior de la Cuenca Neuquina, Argentina [Pitekunsaurus macayai gen. et sp. nov., new titanosaur (Saurischia, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of the Neuquén Basin, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 45(3):575-590

Parent taxon: Aeolosaurini according to R. A. Coria et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aeolosaurus, Gondwanatitan, Maxakalisaurus, Overosaurus, Panamericansaurus

Subtaxa: Pitekunsaurus macayai

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore