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Iguanodon praecursor Sauvage 1876 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Dinosauria

Alternative combinations: Caulodon praecursor, Caulodon precursor, Neosodon praecursor, Pelorosaurus precursor

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1876. Notes sur les reptiles fossiles [Notes on fossil reptiles]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 4:435-444

Belongs to Sauropoda according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis platypus, Aepisaurus, Agustiniidae, Algoasaurus, Amygdalodon, Antetonitrus, Archaeodontosaurus, Astrodon johnstoni, Atlantosaurus, Barosaurus affinis, Blikanasaurus, Bothriospondylidae, Bothriospondylus elongatus, Bothrosauropodidae, Bothrosauropodoidea, Brachiosaurus nougaredi, Brontopodidae, Brontopodus, Brontosauridae, Bruhathkayosaurus, Camarasauroidea, Cardiodontidae, Cetiosaurus hypoolithicus, Cetiosaurus medius, Chinshakiangosaurus, Chondrosteosaurus, Chubutisauridae, Chuxiongosaurus, Clasmodosaurus, Clasmodosaurus spatula, Dachongosaurus, Damalasaurus, Eusauropoda, Faveoloolithidae, Gigantosaurus, Gongxianosaurus, Gravisauria, Hamanosauripus, Haplocanthosauridae, Herrerasauridae, Homalosauropodidae, Homalosauropodoidea, Iguanodonichnus, Isanosaurus, Koreanosauripus, Kotasaurus, Kunmingosaurus, Lamplughsaura, Lancanjiangosaurus, Lessemsaurus, Mamenchisauroidea, Microdontosaurus, Microsaurops, Morinosaurus, Neosodon, Nurosaurus, Ohmdenosaurus, Oplosaurus, Ornithopsidae, Oshanosaurus, Parabrontopodidae, Parabrontopodus, Parrosaurus, Pleurocoelidae, Pleurocoelus altus, Pleurocoelus nanus, Pleurocoelus valdensis, Polyonyx, Protognathosaurus, Qinlingosaurus, Ravatichnus, Rotundichnus, Tapinosaurus, Tazoudasaurus, Tendaguriidae, Titanosaurus lydekkeri, Titanosaurus montanus, Ultrasaurus, Vulcanodon, Zizhongosaurus, Chiayusaurus lacustris, Chiayusaurus asianensis, Asiatosaurus kwangshiensis, Asiatosaurus mongoliensis

Type specimen: BHN2R 112, a tooth. Its type locality is Tour de Croÿ, Wimereux, which is in a Tithonian marine horizon in France.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore