Hudiesaurus Dong 1997 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1997. A gigantic sauropod (Hudiesaurus sinojapanorum gen. et sp. nov.) from the Turpan Basin, China. Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition. China Ocean Press, Beijing 102-110

Parent taxon: Eusauropoda according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

See also Dong 1997 and Maisch and Matzke 2019

Sister taxa: Algoasaurus, Algoasaurus bauri, Barapasaurus, Bellusaurus, Bothriospondylus madagascariensis, Cardiodon, Cetiosauridae, Cetiosauriscus, Cetiosaurus, Datousaurus, Dystrophaeus, Ferganasaurus, Haestasaurus, Janenschia, Jobaria, Klamelisaurus, Lapparentosaurus, Mamenchisauridae, Nebulasaurus, Neosauropoda, Ornithopsis leedsi, Patagosaurus, Rhoetosaurus, Shunosaurus, Spinophorosaurus, Turiasauria, Volkheimeria

Subtaxa: Hudiesaurus sinojapanorum

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at IVPP 93008-2, Turpan (Jurassic of China)

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