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Lapparentosaurus madagascariensis Bonaparte 1986 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 66496

Alternative combination: Lapparentosaurus madagascarensis

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1986. The early radiation and phylogenetic relationships of the Jurassic sauropod dinosaurs, based on vertebral anatomy. The Beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs: Faunal Change Across the Triassic–Jurassic Boundary. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 247-258

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MAA 91-92, a set of vertebrae. Its type locality is Andranomamy, Tsinjorano, which is in a Bathonian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Isalo III Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore