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List of South American dinosaurs

List of South American dinosaursDescription : This is a list of dinosaurs whose remains have been recovered from South America.This is a timeline of selected dinosaurs from the list above. Time is measured in Ma, megaannum, along the x-axis. Page:l636


This is a list of dinosaurs whose remains have been recovered from South America.

Abelisaurus.
Aerosteon.
Amargasaurus.
Antarctosaurus.
Argentinosaurus.
Brachytrachelopan.
Carnotaurus.
Eoraptor.
Giganotosaurus.
Herrerasaurus.
Irritator.
Mapusaurus.
Noasaurus.
Rinconsaurus.
Riojasaurus.
Saltasaurus.
Skorpiovenator.
Staurikosaurus.
Unenlagia.
Zupaysaurus.
NamePeriodDietNotes
AbelisaurusCretaceous       carnivore
AchillesaurusCretaceouscarnivore
AdamantisaurusCretaceousherbivore
AdeopapposaurusJurassicherbivore
AeolosaurusCretaceousherbivore
AerosteonCretaceouscarnivore
AgustiniaCretaceousherbivore
AlnashetriCretaceouscarnivore
AlvarezsaurusCretaceouscarnivore
AmargasaurusCretaceousherbivore
AmargatitanisCretaceousherbivore
AmazonsaurusCretaceousherbivore
AmygdalodonJurassicherbivore
AnabisetiaCretaceousherbivore
AndesaurusCretaceousherbivore
AngaturamaCretaceouscarnivore
AniksosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
AntarctosaurusCretaceousherbivore
AoniraptorCretaceouscarnivore
ArgentinosaurusCretaceousherbivore
ArgyrosaurusCretaceousherbivore
AtacamatitanCretaceousherbivore
AucasaurusCretaceouscarnivore
AustrocheirusCretaceouscarnivore
AustroraptorCretaceouscarnivore
BarrosasaurusCretaceousherbivore
BaurutitanCretaceousherbivore
BayosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
BicentenariaCretaceouscarnivore
BonapartenykusCretaceouscarnivore
BonatitanCretaceousherbivore
BonitasauraCretaceousherbivore
BrachytrachelopanJurassicherbivore
BrasilotitanCretaceousherbivore
BuitreraptorCretaceouscarnivore
CampylodoniscusCretaceousherbivore
CarnotaurusCretaceouscarnivore
CathartesauraCretaceousherbivore
ChromogisaurusTriassicunknown
ChubutisaurusCretaceousherbivore
ClasmodosaurusCretaceousherbivore
ColoradisaurusTriassicherbivore
ComahuesaurusCretaceousherbivore
CondorraptorJurassiccarnivore
DreadnoughtusCretaceousherbivore
DrusilasauraCretaceousherbivore
EkrixinatosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
ElaltitanCretaceousherbivore
EoabelisaurusJurassiccarnivore
EodromaeusTriassiccarnivore
EoraptorTriassicomnivoreThought to be the earliest known dinosaur until Nyasasaurus was described.
EpachthosaurusCretaceousherbivore
FutalognkosaurusCretaceousherbivore
GasparinisauraCretaceousherbivore
GenyodectesCretaceouscarnivore
GiganotosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
GondwanatitanCretaceousherbivore
GuaibasaurusTriassicunknown
GualichoCretaceouscarnivore
HerrerasaurusTriassiccarnivore
IlokelesiaCretaceouscarnivore
IrritatorCretaceouscarnivoreCould be synonymous with Angaturama
KatepensaurusCretaceousherbivore
LapampasaurusCretaceouscarnivore
LaplatasaurusCretaceousherbivore
LaquintasauraJurassicherbivore
LeinkupalCretaceousherbivore
LeonerasaurusTriassic or Jurassicherbivore
LessemsaurusTriassicherbivore
LeyesaurusJurassicherbivore
LigabueinoCretaceouscarnivore
LigabuesaurusCretaceousherbivore
LimaysaurusCretaceousherbivore
LoncosaurusCretaceousherbivore
MacrogryphosaurusCretaceousherbivoreiguanodont
MalarguesaurusCretaceousherbivore
ManidensJurassicherbivore
MapusaurusCretaceouscarnivore
MaxakalisaurusCretaceousherbivore
MegaraptorCretaceouscarnivore
MendozasaurusCretaceousherbivore
MirischiaCretaceouscarnivore
MicrocoelusCretaceousherbivoreMay be synonymous with Neuquensaurus
MussaurusTriassicherbivore
MuyelensaurusCretaceousherbivore
NarambuenatitanCretaceousherbivore
NeuquenraptorCretaceouscarnivore
NeuquensaurusCretaceousherbivore
NoasaurusCretaceouscarnivore
NopcsaspondylusCretaceousherbivore
NotoceratopsCretaceousherbivoreOnly a partial jaw was found and later lost, it's uncertain whether it was actually a ceratopsian. If so it would be the only one known from South America.
NotocolossusCretaceousherbivore
NotohypsilophodonCretaceousherbivore
OrkoraptorCretaceouscarnivore
OverosaurusCretaceousherbivore
OxalaiaCretaceouscarnivore
PampadromaeusCretaceouscarnivore
PamparaptorCretaceousherbivore
PanamericansaurusCretaceousherbivore
PanphagiaTriassicomnivore
PatagonykusCretaceouscarnivore
PatagosaurusJurassicherbivore
PellegrinisaurusCretaceousherbivore
PetrobrasaurusCretaceousherbivore
PiatnitzkysaurusJurassiccarnivore
PisanosaurusTriassicherbivore
PitekunsaurusCretaceousherbivore
PuertasaurusCretaceousherbivore
PycnonemosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
QuetecsaurusCretaceousherbivore
QuilmesaurusCretaceouscarnivore
RayososaurusCretaceousherbivore
RinconsaurusCretaceousherbivore
RiojasaurusTriassicherbivore
RocasaurusCretaceousherbivore
SaltasaurusCretaceousherbivore
SanjuansaurusTriassiccarnivore
SantanaraptorCretaceouscarnivore
SarmientosaurusCretaceousherbivore
SaturnaliaTriassicherbivore
SecernosaurusCretaceousherbivoreFirst hadrosaur discovered from South America
SkorpiovenatorCretaceouscarnivore
StaurikosaurusTriassiccarnivore
TalenkauenCretaceousherbivoreiguanodont
TapuiasaurusCretaceousherbivore
TaurovenatorCretaceouscarnivore
TehuelchesaurusJurassicherbivore
TraukutitanCretaceousherbivore
TrigonosaurusCretaceousherbivore
TyrannotitanCretaceouscarnivore
UberabatitanCretaceousherbivore
UnaysaurusTriassicherbivore
UnenlagiaCretaceouscarnivore
UnquillosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
VelocisaurusCretaceouscarnivore
VolkheimeriaJurassicherbivore
WillinakaqeCretaceousherbivore
XenotarsosaurusCretaceouscarnivore
ZapalasaurusCretaceousherbivore
ZupaysaurusTriassiccarnivore

Key

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Timeline

This is a timeline of selected dinosaurs from the list above. Time is measured in Ma, megaannum, along the x-axis.

TriassicJurassicCretaceousBaurutitanBrasilotitanGenyodectesOxalaiaAmazonsaurusMirischiaSantanaraptorIrritatorLeinkupalAmargatitanisLigabueinoAmargasaurusEoabelisaurusBrachytrachelopanCondorraptorAmygdalodonPiatnitzkysaurusPatagosaurusTehuelchesaurusVolkheimeriaManidensLeyesaurusLeonerasaurusAdeopapposaurusLaquintasauraColoradisaurusMussaurusSaturnaliaStaurikosaurusRiojasaurusLessemsaurusPisanosaurusChromogisaurusUnaysaurusGuaibasaurusEoraptorPampadromeusPanphagiaHerrerasaurusSanjuansaurusEodromaeusMesozoicTriassicJurassicCretaceousMesozoicTriassicJurassicCretaceous

Criteria for inclusion

  • The creature must appear on the List of dinosaurs.
  • Fossils of the creature must have been found in South America.
  • This list is a complement to Category:Dinosaurs of South America.
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