Leyesaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Leyesaurus:

  • Existed from Lower Jurassic Epoch to 174.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Leyesaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. Apaldetti and R. N. Martinez. 2011. A new basal sauropodomorph (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from Quebrada del Barro Formation (Marayes-El Carrizal Basin), Northwestern Argentina. PLoS ONE 6(11):e26964:1-19