Ligabuesaurus

Ligabuesaurus

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'[Dr Giancarlo] Ligabue lizard'

24.0m-long sauropod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Argentina

Period: Early Cretaceous, 121-99 million years ago

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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