'Neuquén lizard'

10.0m-long sauropod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Argentina

Period: Late Cretaceous, 71-65 million years ago

Neuquenosaurus is known from dorsal vertebrae (part of the backbone), most of the tail, a complete pelvis, limb bones and osteoderms (hardened, bone-like, raised scales on its back).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia, Saltasauridae

Named by: Lydekker (1893)

Type species: australis


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