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Spinophorosaurus Remes et al. 2009 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 176574

Full reference: K. Remes, F. Ortega, I. Fierro, U. Joger, R. Kosma, J. M. M. Ferrer, Project, Niger Project, O. A. Ide and A. Maga. 2009. A new basal sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Niger and the early evolution of Sauropoda. PLoS One 4(9):e6924:1-13

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to L. Xing et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Spinophorosaurus nigerensis

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Type: Spinophorosaurus nigerensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore