Ornithopsis Seeley 1870 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1870. On Ornithopsis, a gigantic animal of the pterodactyle kind from the Wealden. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 4 5:279-283

Parent taxon: Titanosauriformes according to P. D. Mannion 2010

See also Apesteguía 2005, Blows 1995, Blows 1998, Delair 1960, Depéret 1896, Dollo 1884, Dollo 1889, Gadow 1897, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Hulke 1887, Joleaud 1922, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1887, Lydekker 1888, Lydekker 1889, Lydekker 1893, Lydekker 1895, Mannion and Calvo 2011, Mansel-Pleydell 1888, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Marsh 1898, Martill 1988, McIntosh 1990, Naish and Martill 2007, Nopcsa 1928, Norman 1997, Owen 1875, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Sauvage 1880, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1900, Sauvage 1906, Seeley 1879, Steel 1970, Swinton 1936, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Upchurch et al. 2004, von Zittel 1911 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Brachiosauridae, Brohisaurus, Brohisaurus kirthari, Brontomerus mcintoshi, Duriatitan, Eucamerotus, Fukuititan, Fusuisaurus, Galvesaurus, Huanghetitanidae, Iuticosaurus, Iuticosaurus valdensis, Jiutaisaurus, Jiutaisaurus xidiensis, Laurasiformes, Liaoningotitan, Macrurosaurus, Macrurosaurus semnus, Pelorosaurus, Pleurocoelus, Pukyongosaurus, Pukyongosaurus millenniumi, Rugocaudia, Rugocaudia cooneyi, Somphospondyli, Titanosaurimanus

Subtaxa: Ornithopsis greppini Ornithopsis hulkei Ornithopsis leedsii

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Jurassic of Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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