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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: Saltasaurinae according to B. J. González Riga and L. Ortiz David 2014

Sister taxa: Bonatitan, Neuquensaurus, Rocasaurus, Saltasaurini

Subtaxa: Saltasaurus loricatus

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Type: Saltasaurus loricatus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore