Named By: B. J. González Riga, E. Previtera & C. A. Pirrone - 2009.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurishcia, Sauropoda, Titanosauriformes.
Species: M. florenciae (type).
Known locations: Argentina, Mendoza Province - Portezuelo Formation.
Time period: Turonian/Coniacian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains, including ribs, vertebrae and limb bones.
Malarguesaurus was a titanosauriform sauropod that lived in Argentina during the earlier stages of the late Cretaceous. Though only known from partial remains, Malarguesaurus has been considered to be similar to the genera Phuwiangosaurus and Ligabuesaurus.
- Malarguesaurus florenciae gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosauriform (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mendoza, Argentina. - Cretaceous Research 30(1):135-148. - B. J. González Riga, E. Previtera & C. A. Pirrone - 2009.