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†family Mamenchisauridae Chao 1965 (mamenchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 53026

Alternative spelling: Mamenchisaurinae

Synonym: Omeisauridae Wilson 2002 (taxon 66513)

Full reference: S. Chao. 1965. W?guó de dà k?nglóng y? héchu?n m?mén x? lóng [China’s largest dinosaur—Hehchuan-Mamenxian dragon]. Sheng wu xue tong bao [Bulletin of Biology] 1965(4):35-37

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to L. Xing et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Anhuilong, Chuanjiesaurus, Eomamenchisaurus, Huangshanlong, Mamenchisaurus, Omeisaurus, Qijianglong, Tienshanosaurus, Tonganosaurus, Xinjiangtitan, Yuanmousaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore