Sauroposeidon Wedel et al. 2000 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Synonym: Paluxysaurus Rose 2007

Full reference: M. J. Wedel, R. L. Cifelli, and R. K. Sanders. 2000. Sauropseidon proteles, a new sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(1):109-114

Parent taxon: Somphospondyli according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2019

See also Carballido et al. 2015, D'Emic 2012, D'Emic 2013, D'Emic and Foreman 2012, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Mannion et al. 2017, Mannion and Calvo 2011, Mannion et al. 2013, Naish and Martill 2007, Rose 2007, Royo-Torres et al. 2014, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wedel et al. 2000 and You and Li 2009

Sister taxa: Abdarainurus, Agustinia, Agustinia ligabuei, Angolatitan, Arkharavia, Arkharavia heterocoelica, Astrophocaudia, Australodocus, Austrosaurus, Baotianmansaurus, Brontomerus, Chubutisaurus, Dongbeititan, Dongyangosaurus, Euhelopodidae, Europatitan, Gannansaurus, Huabeisaurus, Huanghetitan, Huanghetitan ruyangensis, Jiangshanosaurus, Ligabuesaurus, Liubangosaurus, Padillasaurus, Sibirotitan, Sonidosaurus, Tastavinsaurus, Titanosauria, Triunfosaurus, Wintonotitan, Yunmenglong

Subtaxa: Sauroposeidon proteles

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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