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Sanjuansaurus gordilloi Alcober and Martínez 2010 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Herrerasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172073

Full reference: O. A. Alcober and R. N. Martínez. 2010. A new herrerasaurid (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Upper Triassic Ischigualasto Formation of northwestern Argentina. Zookeys 63:55-81

Belongs to Sanjuansaurus according to O. A. Alcober and R. N. Martínez 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVSJ 605, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Herrera de la base, La Gallinita, which is in a Carnian channel sandstone in the Ischigualasto Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): coracoid length 63.0, femur length 395.0, scapula length 185.0, tibia length 260.0, ulna length 178.2

Estimated body mass: 144.4 kg based on femur length