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†family Cetiosauridae Lydekker 1888 (cetiosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38654

Alternative spelling: Cetiosaurinae

Synonym: Cardiodontidae Lydekker 1895 [objective synonym] (taxon 63779)

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London 1-309

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

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

Subtaxa: Cardiodontinae, Cetiosaurinae, Chebsaurus, Shunosaurinae

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Type: Cetiosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore