Astrophocaudia slaughteri D'Emic 2013 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: M. D. D'Emic. 2013. Revision of the sauropod dinosaurs of the Lower Cretaceous Trinity Group, southern USA, with the description of a new genus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(6):707-726

Belongs to Astrophocaudia according to M. D. D'Emic 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMU 61732 and 203/73655, a partial skeleton (Tooth, two cervical vertebrae, fragments of dorsal vertebrae, 24 caudal vertebrae, approximately 20 fragmentary dorsal ribs, two chevrons, a distal scapular bla). Its type locality is Walnut Creek B local fauna, which is in an Albian terrestrial sandstone in the Paluxy Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Walnut Creek B local fauna

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