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†family Brachiosauridae Riggs 1904 (brachiosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38673

Alternative spelling: Brachyosauridae

Synonyms: Astrodontidae Huene 1932 (no. 63793), Astrodontinae Huene 1932 (no. 82954), Pleurocoelidae Marsh 1888 (no. 53011)

Full reference: E. S. Riggs. 1904. Structure and relationships of opisthocoelian dinosaurs, part II: The Brachiosauridae. Field Columbian Museum Geological Series 2(6):229-247

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

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

Subtaxa: Abydosaurus, Bellusaurinae, Brachiosaurinae, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurinae, Cedarosaurus, Euhelopodinae, Galvesaurus, Giraffatitan, Klamelisaurinae, Lusotitan, Ornithopsis eucamerotus, Sonorasaurus, Soriatitan, Venenosaurus, Vouivria

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore