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Algoasaurus Broom 1904 (Algoa lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38684

Alternative spelling: Algosaurus

Full reference: R. Broom. 1904. On the occurrence of an opisthocoelian dinosaur (Algoasaurus bauri) in the Cretaceous beds of South Africa. Geological Magazine, decade 5 1:445-447

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to B. W. McPhee et al. 2016

Sister taxa: 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, Spinophorosaurus, Turiasauria, Volkheimeria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore