(named after Pilmatué).
Named By: R. A. Coria, F. J. Windholz, F. Ortega & P. J. Currie - 2019.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Dicraeosauridae.
Species: P. faundezi (type).
Known locations: Argentina - Mulichinco Formation.
Time period: Valanginian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains such as vertebrae.
is a genus of dicraeosaurid sauropod
dinosaur that lived in South
America during the Early Cretaceous. Analysis of known vertebrae of
Pilmatueia show enlarged neural spines which have
led to the idea that
Pilmatueia would have been similar to the much
- A new dicraeosaurid sauropod from the Lower Cretaceous (Mulichinco Formation, Valanginian, Neuquén Basin) of Argentina. - Cretaceous Research 93:33-48. - R. A. Coria, F. J. Windholz, F. Ortega & P. J. Currie - 2018.