Huinculsaurus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous 97–93 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Family: Noasauridae
Subfamily: Elaphrosaurinae
Genus: Huinculsaurus
Baiano, Coria, & Cau, 2020
Type species
Huinculsaurus montesi
Baiano, Coria, & Cau, 2020

Huinculsaurus (meaning "Huincul Formation lizard") is a genus of elaphrosaurine noasaurid dinosaur from the Huincul Formation in Neuquén Province, Argentina. The type and only species is Huinculsaurus montesi. It is the youngest known elaphrosaurine, dating to the mid-Cretaceous period.[1]

References

  1. ^ Mattia Baiano; Rodolfo Coria; Andrea Cau (2020). "A new abelisauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Huincul formation (lower upper Cretaceous, Neuquén Basin) of Patagonia, Argentina". Cretaceous Research. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104408.