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

Quick facts about Pitekunsaurus:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Pitekunsaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. S. Filippi and A. C. Garrido. 2008. Pitekunsaurus macayai gen. et sp. nov., nuevo titanosaurio (Saurischia, Sauropoda) del Cretácico Superior de la Cuenca Neuquina, Argentina [Pitekunsaurus macayai gen. et sp. nov., new titanosaur (Saurischia, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of the Neuquén Basin, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 45(3):575-590