Parabrontopodus Lockley et al. 1995 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: M. G. Lockley, J. O. Farlow, and C. A. Meyer. 1995. Brontopodus and Parabrontopodus ichnogen. nov. and the significance of wide- and narrow-gauge sauropod trackways. Aspects of Sauropod Paleobiology. GAIA 10:135-145

Parent taxon: Sauropoda according to M. G. Lockley et al. 1995

See also Le Loeuff et al. 2006, Lockley et al. 2002 and Niedzwiedzki and Pienkowski 2004

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

Subtaxa: Parabrontopodus distercii Parabrontopodus mcintoshi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (4 collections), Spain (2)

• Jurassic of Chile (1), Croatia (1), France (3), Italy (5), Poland (4), Portugal (4), Romania (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), United States (2: Colorado)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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