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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, Asiatosaurus, Astrodon johnstoni, Atlantosauridae, Atlantosaurus, Blikanasaurus, Bothriospondylidae, Bothriospondylus elongatus, Bothrosauropodidae, Bothrosauropodoidea, Brachiosaurus nougaredi, Brontopodidae, Brontopodus, Brontosauridae, Bruhathkayosaurus, Camarasauroidea, Cardiodontidae, Cetiosaurus epioolithicus, Cetiosaurus hypoolithicus, Cetiosaurus longus, Cetiosaurus medius, Chiayusaurus, Chinshakiangosaurus, Chondrosteosaurus, Chubutisauridae, Chuxiongosaurus, Clasmodosaurus, Clasmodosaurus spatula, Dystrophaeus, Eusauropoda, Faveoloolithidae, Gigantosaurus, Gongxianosaurus, Gravisauria, Hamanosauripus, Haplocanthosauridae, Homalosauropodidae, Homalosauropodoidea, Iguanodonichnus, Isanosaurus, Koreanosauripus, Kotasaurus, Kunmingosaurus, Lamplughsaura, Lancanjiangosaurus, Lessemsaurus, Mamenchisauroidea, Microsaurops, Morinosaurus, Neosodon, Neuquensaurus robustus, Nurosaurus, Ohmdenosaurus, Oplosaurus, Ornithopsidae, Parabrontopodidae, Parabrontopodus, Parrosaurus, Pleurocoelidae, Pleurocoelus altus, Pleurocoelus nanus, Pleurocoelus valdensis, Polyonyx, Protognathosaurus, Qinlingosaurus, Ravatichnus, Rotundichnus, Spinophorosaurus, Tapinosaurus, Tazoudasaurus, Tendaguriidae, Titanosaurus lydekkeri, Titanosaurus montanus, Ultrasaurus, Vulcanodon, Zizhongosaurus

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