Blikanasaurus Galton and Van Heerden 1985 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton and J. Van Heerden. 1985. Partial hindlimb of Blikanasaurus cromptoni n. gen. and n. sp., representing a new family of prosauropod dinosaurs from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. GĂ©obios 18(4):509-516

Parent taxon: Sauropodiformes according to B. W. McPhee et al. 2015

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Carroll 1988, Galton and Van Heerden 1985, Galton and Van Heerden 1998, Galton et al. 2005, Otero and Pol 2013, Smith and Pol 2007, Upchurch et al. 2004, Upchurch et al. 2007 and Yates 2003

Sister taxa: Aardonyx, Antetonitrus, Camelotia, Gongxianosaurus, Jingshanosaurus, Ledumahadi, Leonerasaurus, Lessemsaurus, Melanorosaurus, Meroktenos, Mussaurus, Sauropoda, Sefapanosaurus, Seitaad, Xingxiulong, Yunnanosaurus

Subtaxa: Blikanasaurus cromptoni

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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