Laplatasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina, Argentina and Río Negro (Uruguay).

Quick facts about Laplatasaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Laplatasaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Laplatasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. F. Bonaparte and F. E. Novas. 1985. Abelisaurus comahuensis, n.g., n.sp., Carnosauria del Crétacico Tardio de Patagonia [Abelisaurus comahuensis, n.gen., n.sp., Carnosauria from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia]. Ameghiniana 21(2-4):259-265
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1996. Cretaceous tetrapods of Argentina. Münchner Geowissenschaften Abhandlungen 30:73-130
  • F. v. Huene. 1929. Terrestrische Oberkreide in Uruguay [The terrestrial Upper Cretaceous in Uruguay]. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie Abteilung B 1929:107-112