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Cetiosaurus Owen 1841 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38657

Alternative spelling: Ceteosaurus

Full reference: R. Owen. 1841. Description of a portion of the skeleton of the Cetiosaurus, a gigantic extinct saurian reptile occurring in the Oolitic formations of different portions of England. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 3, part 2(80):457-462

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to A. Otero and D. Pol 2013

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

Subtaxa: Cetiosaurus brachyurus, Cetiosaurus brevis, Cetiosaurus mogrebiensis, Cetiosaurus oxoniensis, Cetiosaurus philippsii

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore