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Limaysaurus tessonei Calvo and Salgado 1995 ((RĂ­o) Limay lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63874

Alternative combinations: Rayososaurus tessonei, Rebbachisaurus tessonei

Full reference: J. O. Calvo and L. Salgado. 1995. Rebbachisaurus tessonei sp. nov. a new Sauropoda from the Albian-Cenomanian of Argentina; new evidence on the origin of the Diplodocidae. GAIA 11:13-33

Belongs to Limaysaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUCPv-205. Its type locality is Villa El Chocón, 10 km southwest (MUCP-MACN), which is in a Cenomanian fluvial siltstone in the Candeleros Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore