Ouranosaurus nigeriensis Taquet 1976 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: P. Taquet. 1976. Géologie et Paléontologie du Gisement de Gadoufaoua (Aptien du Niger) [Geology and Paleontology of the Gadoufaoua Locality (Aptian of Niger)]. Cahiers de Paléontologie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris 1-191

Belongs to Ouranosaurus according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Bartholomai and Molnar 1981, Bertozzo et al. 2013, Bonaparte 1986, Buffetaut 1997, Carpenter and Ishida 2010, Casanovas et al. 1999, Casanovas et al. 1987, Congleton et al. 1992, Contreras et al. 2007, Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Currie and Padian 1997, Fanti et al. 2016, Frances and Sanz 1989, Godefroit et al. 1998, Hassler et al. 2018, McDonald et al. 2010, McDonald et al. 2010, Mori et al. 2016, Norman 2004, Norman and Weishampel 1990, Paul 2007, Paul 2008, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2010, Pereda Suberbiola and Ruiz-Omeñaca 2013, Pereda-Suberbiola et al. 2011, Prieto-Márques et al. 2006, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Salisbury et al. 2016, Santafé et al. 1982, Taquet 1976, Taquet 1977, Taquet 1982, Taquet 1984, Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014, Verdú et al. 2015, Vickaryous and Ryan 1997, Wang et al. 2011, Weishampel and Bjork 1989, Weishampel et al. 1991 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN GDF 300, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Ouranosaurus type, Gadoufaoua, which is in an Albian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Elrhaz Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Ouranosaurus type, Gadoufaoua

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