Parabrontopodus Lockley et al. 1995 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Parabrontopodidae

Synonym: Elephantopoides Kaever and Lapparent 1974

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: Parabrontopodidae according to C. A. Meyer et al. 2021

See also Diedrich 2011, Kaever and Lapparent 1974, Lallensack et al. 2015, Le Loeuff 2005, Le Loeuff et al. 2006, Lockley et al. 1995, Lockley et al. 2002, Niedzwiedzki and Pienkowski 2004 and Romero Molina et al. 2003

Sister taxon: Breviparopus

Subtaxa: Parabrontopodus barkhausensis Parabrontopodus distercii Parabrontopodus mcintoshi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of China (13 collections), France (1), Spain (2)

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

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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