Sonorasaurus Ratkevich 1998 (brachiosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Brachiosauridae

Full reference: R. Ratkevich. 1998. New Cretaceous brachiosaurid dinosaur, Sonorasaurus thompsoni gen. et sp. nov., from Arizona. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 31(1):71-82

Parent taxon: Brachiosauridae according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2019

See also Apesteguía 2005, D'Emic 2012, D'Emic and Foreman 2012, D'Emic et al. 2016, Hodnett 2003, Lü et al. 2007, Mannion et al. 2017, Mannion and Calvo 2011, Mannion et al. 2013, Ratkevich 1998, Tidwell et al. 1999, Upchurch et al. 2004 and You and Li 2009

Sister taxa: Abydosaurus, Bellusaurinae, Brachiosaurinae, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurinae, Cedarosaurus, Euhelopodinae, Galvesaurus, Giraffatitan, Klamelisaurinae, Lusotitan, Ornithopsis eucamerotus, Soriatitan, Venenosaurus, Vouivria

Subtaxa: Sonorasaurus thompsoni

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Type: Sonorasaurus thompsoni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at "Sonorasaurus" site, Whetstone Mountains (Cretaceous of Arizona)

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