Zapalasaurus

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Zapalasaurus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
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Zapalasaurus

Salgado, Carvalho & Garrido, 2006
Species
  • Z. bonapartei Salgado et al., 2006 (type)

Zapalasaurus is a genus of dinosaur named after the city of Zapala. The type species, Zapalasaurus bonapartei, was found in Neuquén Province, Argentina. It was a diplodocoid, a long-necked herbivore, and it lived during the Early Cretaceous.

References[change | change source]

  1. Paul C. Sereno; Jeffrey A. Wilson; Lawrence M. Witmer; John A. Whitlock; Abdoulaye Maga; Oumarou Ide; Timothy A. Rowe (2007). "Structural Extremes in a Cretaceous Dinosaur". PLoS ONE 2 (11): e1230. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001230. PMC 2077925. PMID 18030355. http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0001230. 
  2. Fidel Torcida Fernández-Baldor, José Ignacio Canudo, Pedro Huerta, Diego Montero, Xabier Pereda Suberbiola and Leonardo Salgado (2011). "Demandasaurus darwini, a new rebbachisaurid sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56. doi:10.4202/app.2010.0003. http://www.app.pan.pl/article/item/app20100003.html.