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meaning: "Nopsca's vertebra"
Named By: Sebastian Apesteguia in 2007
Time Period: Late Cretaceous
Location: Argentina, Neuquen Province - Candeleros Formation
Size: Unknown
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Dorsal (back) vertebra
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Diplodocoidea | Rebbachisauridae |

Nopcsaspondylus (meaning "Franz 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 Neuquen, Argentina. It is based on a now-lost back vertebra described by Nopcsa in 1902 but not named at the time. The specimen had a small vertebral body and large hollows, now known to be typical of rebbachisaurids.

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