†family Cetiosauridae Lydekker 1888 (cetiosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Cetiosauridae

Alternative spelling: Cetiosaurinae

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London 1-309

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

See also Arldt 1909, Bakker 1986, Baur 1891, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1980, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1999, Carroll 1988, Chure et al. 2006, Cope 1889, Cope 1891, Cope 1898, Delair 1960, Delair 1973, Dollo 1889, Dong 1990, Dong 1992, Dong 1997, Dong 1998, Dong et al. 1983, Galton 1977, Huene 1908, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Huene 1948, Hunt et al. 1995, Jaekel 1914, Kuhn 1946, Lapparent 1947, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Lydekker 1895, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Matthew 1915, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Naish and Martill 2007, Nopcsa 1923, Romer 1956, Roxo 1937, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell 1984, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Sauvage 1896, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1997, von Zittel 1911, Zhang and Chen 1996, Zhao 1993 and Zittel 1890

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

Subtaxa: Cardiodontinae Cetiosaurinae Chebsaurus Shunosaurinae

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Type: Cetiosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), China (2), Colombia (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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