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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: Agustiniidae, Amygdalodon, Antetonitrus, Archaeodontosaurus, Asiatosaurus, Astrodon johnstoni, Atlantosaurus, Blikanasaurus, Bothriospondylidae, Bothrosauropodidae, Bothrosauropodoidea, Brachiosaurus nougaredi, Brontopodidae, Brontopodus, Brontosauridae, Bruhathkayosaurus, Camarasauroidea, Cardiodontidae, Cetiosaurus epioolithicus, Cetiosaurus longus, Chiayusaurus, Chinshakiangosaurus, Chondrosteosaurus, Chubutisauridae, Chuxiongosaurus, Clasmodosaurus spatula, Dystrophaeus, Eusauropoda, Faveoloolithidae, Gongxianosaurus, Gravisauria, Haplocanthosauridae, Herrerasauridae, Homalosauropodidae, Homalosauropodoidea, Isanosaurus, Koreanosauripus, Kotasaurus, Lamplughsaura, Lancanjiangosaurus, Lessemsaurus, Mamenchisauroidea, Microsaurops, Ohmdenosaurus, Oplosaurus, Ornithopsidae, Parabrontopodidae, Parabrontopodus, Parrosaurus, Pleurocoelidae, Pleurocoelus nanus, Polyonyx, Protognathosaurus, Qinlingosaurus, Ravatichnus, Rotundichnus, Spinophorosaurus, Tapinosaurus, Tazoudasaurus, Tendaguriidae, Titanosaurus lydekkeri, Titanosaurus montanus, Vulcanodon, Zizhongosaurus, Aepisaurus elephantinus, Kunmingosaurus wudingensis, Morinosaurus typus, Morinosaurus priscus, Ultrasaurus tabriensis, Hamanosauripus ungulatus, Algoasaurus bauri, Gigantosaurus megalonyx, Campylodon ameghinoi

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