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Nopcsaspondylus (meaning "Nopcsa's vertebra", in reference to the original describer) is a genus of rebbachisaurid sauropod dinosaur (a type of large, long-necked quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur) from the Cenomanian-age (Upper Cretaceous) Candeleros Formation of Neuquén, Argentina. It is based on a now-lost back vertebra described by Nopcsa in 1902 but not named at the time.[1][2] The specimen had a small vertebral body and large hollows, now known to be typical of rebbachisaurids.[1]


Apesteguía, Sebastián (2007). "The sauropod diversity of the La Amarga Formation (Barremian), Neuquén (Argentina)". Gondwana Research. 12 (4): 533–546. Bibcode:2007GondR..12..533A. doi:10.1016/
Nopcsa, Franz (1902). "Notizen über Cretacischen Dinosaurier. Pt. 3. Wirbel eines südamerikanischen Sauropoden". Akademie der Wissenschaften (in German). 3: 108–114.


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