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Saltasaurus Bonaparte and Powell 1980 (saltasaurine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Saltasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38693

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and J. E. Powell. 1980. A continental assemblage of tetrapods from the Upper Cretaceous beds of El Brete, northwestern Argentina (Sauropoda-Coelurosauria-Carnosauria-Aves). Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 139:19-28

Parent taxon: Saltasauridae according to E. Gorscak et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Neuquensaurus, Opisthocoelicaudia, Saltasaurinae, Trigonosaurus, Zhuchengtitan

Subtaxa: Saltasaurus loricatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore