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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, Barapasaurus, Bellusaurus, Bothriospondylus madagascariensis, Cardiodon, Cetiosauridae, Cetiosauriscus, Cetiosaurus, Datousaurus, Dystrophaeus, Ferganasaurus, Haestasaurus, Hudiesaurus, Janenschia, Jobaria, Klamelisaurus, Lapparentosaurus, Mamenchisauridae, Nebulasaurus, Neosauropoda, Ornithopsis leedsi, Patagosaurus, Rhoetosaurus, Shunosaurus, Spinophorosaurus, Turiasauria, Volkheimeria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore