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Muyelensaurus RE: new BIG titanosaur Futalognkosaurus dukei



Calto et al. (2007) mention another new titanosaur in press: Muyelensaurus pecheni CALVO, GONZALEZ-RIGA et PORFIRI

Perhaps is the "Loma del Lindero sp." sauropod from Rincon de Los Sauces (north of Neuquen province)

CALVO JO, GONZÁLEZ RIGA BJ AND PORFIRI JD. In press. Muyelensaurus pecheni gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosaur sauropod from the Late Cretaceous of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina. Arquivos do Museu Nacional.

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CALVO, Jorge O., PORFIRI, Juan D., GONZALEZ-RIGA, Bernardo J.
* et al*. *A new Cretaceous terrestrial ecosystem from Gondwana with the description of a new sauropod dinosaur*.* An. Acad. Bras. Ci=EAnc.*, Sept. 2007, vol.79, no.3, p.529-541. ISSN 0001-3765.


A unique site at the northern area of Patagonia (Neuqu=E9n, Argentina) reveals a terrestrial ecosystem preserved in a detail never reported before in a Late Cretaceous deposit. An extraordinary diversity and abundance of fossils was found concentrated in a 0.5 m horizon in the same quarry, including a new titanosaur sauropod, *Futalognkosaurus dukei* n.gen., n.sp, which is the most complete giant dinosaur known so far. Several plant leaves, showing a predominance of angiosperms over gymnosperms that likely constituted the diet of *F. dukei* were found too. Other dinosaurs (sauropods, theropods, ornithopods), crocodylomorphs, pterosaurs, and fishes were also discovered, allowing a partial reconstruction of this Gondwanan continental ecosystem.
pdf here:


http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=3Dsci_abstract&pid=3DS0001-376520070=
00300013&lng=3Den&nrm=3Diso&tlng=3Den

Cheers
Ville