Neuquensaurus 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 Neuquensaurus:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 13 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Neuquensaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Lydekker. 1893. Contributions to a knowledge of the fossil vertebrates of Argentina. I. — The dinosaurs of Patagonia. Anales del Museo de La Plata. Paleontología Argentina 2:1-16
  • F. v. Huene. 1929. Los sauriquios y ornitisquios del Cretáceo argentino. Anales del Museo de La Plata, serie 2 3:1-196
  • F. v. Huene. 1931. Verschiedene mesozoische Wirbeltierreste aus Südamerika [Different Mesozoic vertebrate remains from South America]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung A 66:181-198