Haestasaurus becklesii Mantell 1852 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combinations: Morosaurus becklesi, Morosaurus becklesii, Pelorosaurus becklesi, Pelorosaurus becklesii

Full reference: G. A. Mantell. 1852. On the structure of the Iguanodon, and on the fauna and flora of the Wealden Formation. Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the Royal Institution 1:141-146

Belongs to Haestasaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2015

See also D'Emic 2012, Dollo 1889, Hooley 1917, Lydekker 1893, Mannion and Calvo 2011, Mannion et al. 2013, Mantell 1852, Marsh 1889, Steel 1970, Tidwell et al. 1999, Upchurch et al. 2004, Van Den Broeck 1900, Winkler 1893 and Woodward and Sherborn 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMUK R1870, a set of limb elements (humerus, radius and ulna). Its type locality is low-water mark, near Hastings, which is in a Berriasian/Valanginian terrestrial sandstone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at low-water mark, near Hastings

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