Brontopodus Farlow et al. 1989 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Synonym: Chuxiongpus Chen and Huang 1993

Full reference: J. O. Farlow, J. G. Pittman, and J. M. Hawthorne. 1989. Brontopodus birdi, Lower Cretaceous dinosaur footprints from the U.S. Gulf Coastal Plain. Dinosaur Tracks and Traces. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 371-394

Parent taxon: Sauropoda according to J. Le Loeuff et al. 2006

See also ApesteguĂ­a 2005, Farlow et al. 1989, Kim and Lockley 2012, Lockley et al. 2006, Lockley et al. 2013, Lockley et al. 2002 and Romero Molina et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Acanthopholis platypus, Aepisaurus, Agustiniidae, Asiatosaurus, Astrodon johnstoni, Atlantosauridae, Atlantosaurus, Barosaurus affinis, Blikanasauridae, Bothriospondylidae, Bothriospondylus elongatus, Bothrosauropodidae, Bothrosauropodoidea, Brachiosaurus nougaredi, Brontopodidae, Brontosauridae, Bruhathkayosaurus, Calorckosauripus, Camarasauroidea, Campylodoniscus, Cetiosaurus epioolithicus, Cetiosaurus hypoolithicus, Cetiosaurus longus, Cetiosaurus medius, Chiayusaurus, Chinshakiangosaurus, Chondrosteosaurus, Chubutisauridae, Clasmodosaurus, Clasmodosaurus spatula, Dachongosaurus, Damalasaurus, Eosauropoda, Faveoloolithidae, Gigantosaurus, Gravisauria, Hamanosauripus, Haplocanthosauridae, Herrerasauridae, Homalosauropodidae, Homalosauropodoidea, Iguanodon praecursor, Isanosaurus, Koreanosauripus, Kotasaurus, Kunmingosaurus, Lamplughsaura, Lancanjiangosaurus, Lessemsauridae, Mamenchisauroidea, Mamenchisaurus fuxiensis, Mamenchisaurus guangyuanensis, Mamenchisaurus yunnanensis, Megalobrontes, Microdontosaurus, Microsaurops, Morinosaurus, Morinosaurus priscus, Morosauridae, Neosodon, Nurosaurus, Ohmdenosaurus, Oplosaurus, Ornithopsidae, Oshanosaurus, Parabrontopodidae, Pleurocoelus altus, Pleurocoelus nanus, Pleurocoelus valdensis, Polyonyx, Pulanesaura, Qinlingosaurus, Ravatichnus, Rotundichnus, Sanpasaurus, Tapinosaurus, Tendaguriidae, Titanosauria, Titanosauriformes, Titanosaurus lydekkeri, Titanosaurus montanus, Ultrasaurus, Vulcanodon, Zizhongosaurus

Subtaxa: Brontopodus birdi Brontopodus changlingensis Brontopodus oncalensis Brontopodus pentadactylus Brontopodus plagnensis Brontopodus triangularis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Argentina (4), China (29), Portugal (1), South Korea (12), Spain (8), United States (15: Arkansas, Texas, Utah, Virginia)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Jurassic of Chile (1), China (7), France (5), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Portugal (10), Spain (3), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 109 collections each including a single occurrence

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