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Jiutaisaurus xidiensis Wu et al. 2006 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 133730

Full reference: W.-h. Wu, Z.-m. Dong, Y.-w. Sun, C.-t. Li, and T. Li. 2006. [A new sauropod dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Jiutai, Jilin, China]. Global Geology 25(1):6-9

Belongs to Titanosauriformes according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Brachiosauridae, Brohisaurus, Brohisaurus kirthari, Brontomerus mcintoshi, Duriatitan, Eucamerotus, Fukuititan, Fusuisaurus, Galvesaurus, Huanghetitanidae, Iuticosaurus, Iuticosaurus valdensis, Jiutaisaurus, Laurasiformes, Liaoningotitan, Macrurosaurus, Macrurosaurus semnus, Ornithopsis, Pelorosaurus, Pleurocoelus, Pukyongosaurus, Pukyongosaurus millenniumi, Rugocaudia, Rugocaudia cooneyi, Somphospondyli, Titanosaurimanus

Type specimen: CAD-02, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Xidi village, which is in an Aptian/Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Quantou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore