Eutitanosauria

Reconstruction of Saltasaurus, from here.

Belongs within: Lithostrotia.

The Eutitanosauria are a clade of titanosaurian sauropods defined by the inclusion of Argyrosaurus, Lirainosaurus and Saltasaurus, together with the “Peirópolis titanosaur” (Wilson & Upchurch 2003).

Eutitanosauria
| i. s.: Argyrosaurus Lydekker 1893WU03
| `--A. superbus Lydekker 1893UBD04
|--Lirainosaurus Sanz, Powell et al. 1999UBD04
| `--L. astibiae Sanz, Powell et al. 1999UBD04
`--+--+--Alamosaurus Gilmore 1922UBD04
| | `--A. sanjuanensis Gilmore 1922UBD04
| `--Pellegrinisaurus Salgado 1996UBD04
| `--P. powelli Salgado 1996UBD04
`--SaltasauridaeR-TCA06
| i. s.: Qingxiusaurus youjiangensisP10
| Magyarosaurus Huene 1932P10, UBD04
| `--M. dacus (Nopcsa 1915) (see below for synonymy)UBD04
|--Opisthocoelicaudia Borsuk-Bialynicka 1977UBD04 [OpisthocoelicaudiinaeWU03]
| `--O. skarzynskii Borsuk-Bialynicka 1977UBD04
`--SaltasaurinaeWU03
|--Neuquensaurus Powell 1992WU03 [incl. Loricosaurus Huene 1929UBD04]
| `--N. australis (Lydekker 1893) (see below for synonymy)UBD04
`--Saltasaurus Bonaparte & Powell 1980 [incl. Microcoelus Ludekker 1893]UBD04
|--S. loricatus Bonaparte & Powell 1980UBD04
`--S. robustus (Huene 1929) [=Titanosaurus robustus, Neuquensaurus robustus]UBD04

Magyarosaurus dacus (Nopcsa 1915) [=Titanosaurus dacus; incl. M. hungaricus Huene 1932, M. transsylvanicus Huene 1932]UBD04

Neuquensaurus australis (Lydekker 1893) [=Titanosaurus australis, Saltasaurus australis; incl. T. nanus Lydekker 1893, Microcoelus patagonicus Lydekker 1893, Loricosaurus scutatus Huene 1929]UBD04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[P10] Paul, G. S. 2010. Dinosaurs: A Field Guide. A & C Black.

[R-TCA06] Royo-Torres, R., A. Cobos & L. Alcalá. 2006. A giant European dinosaur and a new sauropod clade. Science 314: 1925–1927.

[UBD04] Upchurch, P., P. M. Barrett & P. Dodson. 2004. Sauropoda. In: Weishampel, D. B., P. Dodson & H. Osmólska (eds) The Dinosauria 2nd ed. pp. 259–322. University of California Press: Berkeley.

[WU03] Wilson, J. A., & P. Upchurch. 2003. A revision of Titanosaurus Lydekker (Dinosauria—Sauropoda), the first dinosaur genus with a ‘Gondwanan’ distribution. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1 (3): 125–160.

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