Quetecsaurus

Name: Quetecsaurus.
Phonetic: Kew-tek-sore-us.
Named By: Bernardo González Riga & Leonardo Ortiz David - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Titanosauria.
Species: Q. rusconii (type).
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina, Mendoza Province - Cerro Lisandro Formation.
Time period: Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton, mainly composed of various vertebrae, and a partial forelimb.

       A close relative of genera such as Mendozasaurus and Futalognkosaurus, Quetecsaurus is at the time of its description one of the better known dinosaurs of its kind from the Cerro Lisandro Formation.

Further reading
- A New Titanosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous (Cerro Lisandro Formation) of Mendoza Province, Argentina - Ameghiniana. Bernardo González Riga & Leonardo Ortiz David - 2014.



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