Ligabuesaurus

Ligabuesaurus

Pronunciation:
lee-gah-boo-sore-us
Name meaning:
'[Dr Giancarlo] Ligabue lizard'
Ligabuesaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
24.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Ligabuesaurus is known from fragmentary remains, including a maxilla (jawbone) with teeth, 6 cervical and dorsal vertebrae (part of the backbone), and girdle and limb bones.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria
Named by:
Bonaparte, González Riga and Apesteguía (2006)
Type species:
leanzai
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