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Datousaurus Dong and Tang 1984 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 52769

Full reference: Z. Dong and Z. Tang. 1984. [Note on a new Mid-Jurassic sauropod (Datousaurus bashanensis gen. et sp. nov.) from Sichuan Basin, China]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 22(1):69-75

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to T. Sekiya 2011

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

Subtaxa: Datousaurus bashanensis

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Type: Datousaurus bashanensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore