Nigersaurus taqueti 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

Belongs to Nigersaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2012

See also Allain and Aquesbi 2008, Apesteguía 2007, Bertozzo et al. 2013, Díez Díaz et al. 2012, Gallina et al. 2002, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Haluza et al. 2012, Hassler et al. 2018, Knoll et al. 2012, Mannion 2009, Mocho et al. 2014, Naish and Martill 2007, Salgado and Coria 2005, Sereno et al. 1999, Sereno and Wilson 2005, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN GAD512. Its type locality is Nigersaurus type, Gadoufaoua, "niveau des innocents", which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Elrhaz Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Nigersaurus type, Gadoufaoua, "niveau des innocents"

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