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 201.3 million years ago to 174.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Leyesaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. N. Martínez and O. Alcober. 2004. A new prosauropod dinosaur from the Quebrada del Barro Formation (Upper Triassic?), Marayes Basin, northwestern Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):89A