Nigersaurus Sereno et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, A. L. Beck, D. B. Dutheil, H. C. E. Larsson, G. H. Lyon, B. Moussa, R. W. Sadleir, C. A. Sidor, D. J. Varricchio, G. P. Wilson, and J. A. Wilson. 1999. Cretaceous sauropods from the Sahara and the uneven rate of skeletal evolution among dinosaurs. Science 286:1342-1347

Parent taxon: Rebbachisaurinae according to F. Fanti et al. 2015

See also Apesteguía 2007, Carballido et al. 2010, Carballido et al. 2012, Dalla Vecchia 2005, Dieudonné et al. 2016, Díez Díaz et al. 2012, Gallina et al. 2002, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Harris and Dodson 2004, Ibiricu et al. 2012, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Mannion 2009, Mannion et al. 2011, Mannion et al. 2012, Remes 2006, Salgado et al. 2006, Salgado and Coria 2005, Salisbury et al. 2016, Sereno et al. 1999, Sereno and Wilson 2005, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Upchurch et al. 2004, Whitlock 2011, Wilson 2002, Wilson and Allain 2015 and Xing et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Demandasaurus, Katepensaurus, Rebbachisaurus, Tataouinea

Subtaxa: Nigersaurus taqueti

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Nigersaurus type, Gadoufaoua, "niveau des innocents" (Cretaceous of Niger)

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