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Spinophorosaurus Remes et al. 2009 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 176574

Full reference: K. Remes, F. Ortega, I. Fierro, U. Joger, R. Kosma, J. M. M. Ferrer, Project, Niger Project, O. A. Ide and A. Maga. 2009. A new basal sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Niger and the early evolution of Sauropoda. PLoS One 4(9):e6924:1-13

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

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

Subtaxa: Spinophorosaurus nigerensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore