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Pelorosaurus Mantell 1850 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Dinosauria

Alternative spelling: Pelerosaurus

Synonym: Hoplosaurus Seeley 1881

Full reference: G. A. Mantell. 1850. On the Pelorosaurus; an undescribed gigantic terrestrial reptile, whose remains are associated with those of Iguanodon and other saurians in the strata of the Tilgate Forest, in Susses. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 140(16):379-390

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

Sister taxa: Brachiosauridae, Duriatitan, Fukuititan, Fusuisaurus, Galvesaurus, Huanghetitanidae, Laurasiformes, Ornithopsis, Somphospondyli, Sonorasaurus, Tastavinsaurus, Titanosaurimanus, Wintonotitan, Iuticosaurus lydekkeri

Subtaxa: Pelorosaurus conybeari

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore