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Sauroposeidon Wedel et al. 2000 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 66616

Synonym: Paluxysaurus Rose 2007 (taxon 105989)

Full reference: M. J. Wedel, R. L. Cifelli, and R. K. Sanders. 2000. Sauropseidon proteles, a new sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(1):109-114

Parent taxon: Somphospondyli according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Agustinia, Agustinia ligabuei, Angolatitan, Arkharavia, Arkharavia heterocoelica, Astrophocaudia, Australodocus, Austrosaurus, Brontomerus, Chubutisaurus, Erketu, Euhelopodidae, Europatitan, Gannansaurus, Gobititan, Huabeisaurus, Huanghetitan, Huanghetitan ruyangensis, Liubangosaurus, Padillasaurus, Phuwiangosaurus, Sibirotitan, Sonidosaurus, Tangvayosaurus, Titanosauria, Triunfosaurus, Yunmenglong

Subtaxa: Sauroposeidon proteles

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore