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Cathartesaura anaerobica Gallina and Apesteguía 2005 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 89495

Full reference: P. A. Gallina and S. Apesteguía. 2005. Cathartesaura anaerobica gen. et sp. nov., a new rebbachisaurid (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Huincul Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Río Negro, Argentina. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, nuevo serie 7(2):153-166

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPCA 232, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is La Buitrera (upper), which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian fluvial sandstone in the Huincul Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1380.0, scapula 680.0 x 160.0

Estimated body mass: 11.2 tons based on femur length