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Patagosaurus fariasi Bonaparte 1979 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 66448

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1979. Dinosaurs: a Jurassic assemblage from Patagonia. Science 205:1377-1378

Belongs to Patagosaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 4170, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cerro Cóndor North, which is in a Toarcian/Bajocian wet floodplain tuff/sandstone in the Cañadón Asfalto Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): coracoid length 560.0, femur length 1550.0, scapula 1240.0 x 205.0

Estimated body mass: 15.9 tons based on femur length