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Dystrophaeus Cope 1877 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38706

Alternative spelling: Distrophaeus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On a dinosaurian from the Trias of Utah. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 16:579-584

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Algoasaurus, Algoasaurus bauri, Atlasaurus, Barapasaurus, Bothriospondylus madagascariensis, Cardiodon, Cetiosauridae, Cetiosauriscus, Cetiosaurus, Datousaurus, Ferganasaurus, Hudiesaurus, Jobaria, Klamelisaurus, Lapparentosaurus, Mamenchisauridae, Nebulasaurus, Neosauropoda, Ornithopsis leedsi, Patagosaurus, Rhoetosaurus, Shunosaurus, Spinophorosaurus, Turiasauria, Volkheimeria

Subtaxa: Dystrophaeus viaemalae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore