List of South American dinosaurs

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This is a list of dinosaurs whose remains have been recovered from South America.

List of South American dinosaurs[change | change source]

Name Period Diet[1] Notes
Abelisaurus Cretaceous        carnivore
Achillesaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Adamantisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Adeopapposaurus Jurassic herbivore
Aeolosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Aerosteon Cretaceous carnivore
Agustinia Cretaceous herbivore
Alvarezsaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Amargasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Amargatitanis Cretaceous herbivore
Amazonsaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Amygdalodon Jurassic herbivore
Anabisetia Cretaceous herbivore
Andesaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Angaturama Cretaceous carnivore
Aniksosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Antarctosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Argentinosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Argyrosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Aucasaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Austrocheirus Cretaceous carnivore
Austroraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Barrosasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Baurutitan Cretaceous herbivore
Bayosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Bonatitan Cretaceous herbivore
Bonitasaura Cretaceous herbivore
Brachytrachelopan Jurassic herbivore
Buitreraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Campylodoniscus Cretaceous herbivore
Carnotaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Cathartesaura Cretaceous herbivore
Chromogisaurus Triassic unknown
Chubutisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Clasmodosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Coloradisaurus Triassic herbivore
Condorraptor Jurassic carnivore
Domeykosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Ekrixinatosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Eoraptor Triassic omnivore The earliest known theropod.
Epachthosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Futalognkosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Gasparinisaura Cretaceous herbivore
Genyodectes Cretaceous carnivore
Giganotosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Gondwanatitan Cretaceous herbivore
Guaibasaurus Triassic unknown
Herrerasaurus Triassic carnivore
Ilokelesia Cretaceous carnivore
Irritator Cretaceous carnivore Could be synonymous with Angaturama
Laplatasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Lessemsaurus Triassic herbivore
Ligabueino Cretaceous carnivore
Ligabuesaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Limaysaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Loncosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Macrogryphosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Malarguesaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Mapusaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Maxakalisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Megaraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Mendozasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Mirischia Cretaceous carnivore
Mussaurus Triassic herbivore
Muyelensaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Neuquenraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Neuquensaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Noasaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Nopcsaspondylus Cretaceous herbivore
Notoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Notohypsilophodon Cretaceous herbivore
Orkoraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Oxalaia Cretaceous carnivore
Panamericansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Panphagia Triassic omnivore
Patagonykus Cretaceous carnivore
Patagosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Pellegrinisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Piatnitzkysaurus Jurassic carnivore
Pisanosaurus Triassic herbivore
Pitekunsaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Puertasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Pycnonemosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Quilmesaurus Cretaceous (unknown)
Rayososaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Rinconsaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Riojasaurus Triassic herbivore
Rocasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Saltasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Sanjuansaurus Triassic carnivore
Santanaraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Saturnalia Triassic herbivore
Sauropodus Cretaceous herbivore
Secernosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Skorpiovenator Cretaceous carnivore
Spondylosoma Triassic carnivore Possibly a rauisuchian rather than a dinosaur
Staurikosaurus Triassic carnivore
Talenkauen Cretaceous herbivore
Tehuelchesaurus Jurassic herbivore
Teyuwasu Triassic (unknown) Dubious, see article
Trigonosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Tyrannotitan Cretaceous carnivore
Uberabatitan Cretaceous herbivore
Unaysaurus Triassic herbivore
Unenlagia Cretaceous carnivore
Unquillosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Velocisaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Volkheimeria Jurassic herbivore
Xenotarsosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Zapalasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Zupaysaurus Triassic carnivore

Key[change | change source]

Nomen dubium
Invalid
Nomen nudum

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Notes[change | change source]

  1. Diet is sometimes hard to determine for dinosaurs and should be considered a "best guess"