Vulcanodon karibaensis Raath 1972 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: M. A. Raath. 1972. Fossil vertebrate studies in Rhodesia: a new dinosaur (Reptilia: Saurischia) from near the Tria-Jurassic boundary. Arnoldia 5(31):1-37

Belongs to Vulcanodon according to S. Bandyopadhyay et al. 2010

See also Allain and Aquesbi 2008, Avanzini et al. 2003, Bandyopadhyay et al. 2003, Barrett 2009, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1986, de Almeida et al. 2004, Jain et al. 1979, Lü et al. 2009, McIntosh 1990, Mocho et al. 2014, Moser et al. 2006, Pienkowski et al. 2009, Raath 1972, Salgado et al. 1997, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004, Upchurch et al. 2007, Wilson 2002 and Wilson and Sereno 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: QG24, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Lake Kariba Island 126/127, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian terrestrial sandstone in the Forest Sandstone Formation of Zimbabwe.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Lake Kariba Island 126/127

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