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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: Lithostrotia according to B. J. González Riga et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Antarctosaurus, Atacamatitan, Austroposeidon, Elaltitan, Epachthosaurus, Isisaurus, Lirainosaurinae, Lognkosauria, Lohuecotitan, Magyarosaurus, Malawisaurus, Mansourasaurus, Narambuenatitan, Nemegtosauridae, Normanniasaurus, Paludititan, Paralititan, Pellegrinisaurus, Qingxiusaurus, Rapetosaurus, Rinconsauria, Saltasauridae, Sarmientosaurus, Shingopana, Tengrisaurus, Titanosaurus

Subtaxa: Pitekunsaurus macayai

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore